IT Kronos Senior Functional Analyst

Job Description

Join Eaton’s Information Technology team and help positively impact our business through leading technologies, exciting and challenging enterprise projects and new platforms.  We are currently seeking an IT Senior Kronos Functional Analyst for our Administrative Center of Excellence (ADMCOE) team.  The Kronos Senior Functional Analyst will design, model, configure, and implement Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) functional software and process solutions to meet desired business requirements.  They will analyze business processes and systems processes & recommend improvements that use standard Eaton's Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) software and processes. The Functional Analyst will participate in implementations and third level support as required.


The Kronos Senior Functional Analyst will be based at any Eaton facility. No relocation is being offered for this position.  If the candidate resides within 50 miles of Beachwood, Ohio, the candidate must work at that site. If the candidate resides more than 50 miles away from Beachwood, Ohio, the candidate will work remote from another US Eaton Facility or an approved home office.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.  In this role as an IT Senior Kronos Functional Analyst you will:

  • Be responsible for in-depth functional and business process knowledge of Kronos Workforce 8 or 8.1.
  • Work in partnership with global decision makers and business process owners on system requirements, processes, and systems. 
  • Determine best practices to deploy Kronos Workforce Central 8, demonstrating experience with deploying WFC Timekeeper, WIM, Accruals, Attendance, and Mobile.
  • Implement, train, and provide warranty support for Kronos Workforce Central 8.
  • Serve as a functional subject matter expert for Kronos Workforce Central 8, leveraging experience migrating business from legacy versions of Kronos (5.2, 6.2) to Kronos WFC 8 or 8.1.
  • Identify and implement best practices to complete payroll reconciliation during Kronos WFC deployments.
  • Lead business transformational projects standardizing pay to policy rules leveraging Kronos Workforce Central.
  • Work with the global Payroll, Time & Labor governance team to ensure proposed solutions are in-line global solutions.  Provide input to the governance team for best practices to incorporate into the standard template.
  • Partner with site infrastructure to assist with the setup of new Kronos clocks.
  • Manage requirements in line with global templates and guidelines. Ensure that solutions are for the benefit of all users, sites, divisions and regions.
  • Own the set-up and governance of consolidated, worldwide target processes.
  • Demonstrate very strong analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources and regions, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements.
  • Apply governance processes to the change control, system development life cycle and ensure that necessary regression testing is delivered to ensure system integrity.
  • Support end to end processes and has a strong level understanding of system touch points.
  • Apply the global governance to ensure proposed solutions are in-line global solutions.
  • Participate in global business process improvement committees as needed.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of IT experience required.
  • Minimum 5 years of Kronos experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Position Criteria:
  • Ability to understand and drive regional solutions and implement controls that are fully auditable and compliant with business and control standards
  • Detail oriented, analytical and accurate with documentation and reporting
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to manage projects and drive for results
  • Able to report to a manager in a different geographic location
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization
  • Experience leading workshops to reach common designs and solutions
  • Experience getting consensus across the organization and getting buy-in
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expert level of system expertise - fully demonstrated across many full-life cycle projects. Advanced knowledge of functional and technical capability including understanding of the core programming and database.
  • Expert level hands on configuration experience implementing Kronos Workforce Central (WFC) 8 or 8.1
  • Experience upgrading Kronos WFC from legacy versions (5.2, 6.2, 7, etc.)
  • Experience with complex Kronos pay to policy configurations.
  • Significant experience with best practice pay to policy rules globally

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Information Technology

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time