Foxconn European Manufacturing Services Builds Digital Workforce with SAP SuccessFactors and AKT
[Release 04 May 2018] AKT Czech Republic (AKT) announced that Foxconn European Manufacturing Services has appointed AKT as their implementation partner, following their selection of SAP® SuccessFactors® solutions to support its digital workforce strategy.
Foxconn chose to transition its on-premise SAP ERP solution to the SAP SuccessFactors suite to take advantage of cloud-based innovation to digitalize HR delivery and better align talent strategically to the business. AKT will be providing them end-to-end services, including change management consulting, installation and configuration, including systems integration and interface design development, and data migration.
Foxconn is the global leading provider of electronic manufacturing and aftersales services and one of the three most important Czech exporters. Foxconn’s generation II activities focus on developing its own innovative products and solutions in the areas of industrial software design & development, Industrial Internet of Things and digital factories according to Industry 4.0 principles. Foxconn selected the SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite, including the SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central solution, to help it build a shared service organization for HR and for its global and consumer-grade mobile capabilities, which will help the company meet the expectations of today’s digital workforce.
The integrated talent suite — comprising recruiting, onboarding, performance and goals, compensation, learning, and succession and development — is expected to boost productivity and engagement among its 4,400 employees. Further, Foxconn expects the leading HCM solutions to support its efforts in complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements.
“Our vision is to become a premier, worldwide provider of advanced products and integrated solutions for industrial automation based on cutting-edge technologies. Foxconn is being continuously perceived as the best employer in the region. Our goal is to strengthen this leading position through supporting our employees with the best human capital management system. To ensure a successful implementation of the new HR system we have chosen AKT as an implementation partner,” said Jitka Kratochvílová, HR director at Foxconn European Manufacturing Services.
As a regional company with thousands of employees within a global infrastructure, Foxconn has begun its SAP SuccessFactors implementation journey by first launching project team composed of both the company’s regional and global HR and IT staff and representatives from AKT. The team is currently mapping out the company’s former processes in the areas of employee data management, talent acquisition, talent management, and compensation, while noting how it can better leverage the new innovations available through SAP SuccessFactors each quarter.
“More and more Czech business and HR leaders trust AKT to help them implement the right technology strategy to enable their digital HR transformation goals,” said Pavel Jirutka, AKT Czech Republic Managing Director. “We are delighted to be strengthening our collaboration with SAP ČR while helping accelerate delivery and realized value of Foxconn’s SAP SuccessFactors solution.”