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Manufacturing Industry

All-In-One software for Manufacturing Workforce Management with Time and Attendance, Shift Scheduling, HR management, Skills management and many more capabilities.

Manufacturing Industry image
  • · •Reduce Labour Cost
  • · •Optimise Workforce Scheduling
  • · •Automate Clocking Systems
  • · •Streamline Operations
  • · •Increase Payroll Accuracy
  • · •Produce Real-Time Reports

Manufacturing industry faces a delicate balance between managing its workforce efficiently and ensuring that employees remain motivated and engaged. Softworks provides software that helps manufacturers streamline, automate and reduce manual tasks related to Employee Time and Attendance, Employee Scheduling, Skills and Training Management and more.

Efficiently manage and optimise workforce planning and scheduling, track employee working time, facilitate flexible working, achieve legislative compliance and manage absences. Together with a variety of hardware clocking systems, form a complete solution for Manufacturing Workforce Management.

Benefits of Workforce Management Systems

  • Stay on top of employee Skills, Training and certification.
  • Implement Access Control to the factory or manufacturing areas.
  • Eliminate time theft and “buddy punching” with biometric or proximity clocking.
  • Eliminate errors associated with paper-based scheduling and timesheets.
  • Ensure compliance with employment legislation and Health and Safety regulation.
  • Integrate with all leading ERP and Payroll Systems.
  • Reduce manufacturing costs and increase productivity.
Screenshot of Softworks Workforce Management Software together with Softworks Self-Service App shown on mobile, and Facial Recognition Clocking Device next to it.

Areas We Help


Time and Attendance

Build a clear picture of employee time through detailed data and reports. Collect Time and Attendance data from sources like Smart Card Readers, Biometric Clocking Terminals, Employee Self-Service App and others.

Employee Scheduling

Schedule available employees into shifts and rotas with ease. Enable effective shift scheduling that considers ideal staffing levels, skills required and compliance requirements.

Absence Management

Manage all leave types like sick leave, annual leave or maternity in a simple and efficient way. Automate the absence management process and send leave information directly to Payroll.

Employee Clocking Terminals


Employee Self-Service Portal and Mobile App

Use Employee Self-Service App to view rosters, clock in and out, request holidays, manage personal information and much more. Available on mobile or desktop.

HR Management

A complete HR system for employee information tracking and management. Securely store and manage employee information. Alternatively, integrate with your existing HR system.

Skills Management

Manage and track employee Skills, Training & Certification. Identify training needs and manage employee learning requirements. Receive automated alerts when employee skills, training or certification are due to expire.

Action Manager

A single screen that allows managers to act upon any outstanding tasks, such as holiday requests, missed clocking and overtime approval.

Legislative Compliance

Our easy-to-use legislative compliance feature helps you ensure compliance with country-specific employment legislation and H&S regulation.

Manufacturing Clocking Systems

What We Do – The Softworks Story…

From Time and Attendance Tracking to a complete Workforce Management Solution…

What we have gained is better rostering, better control, comprehensive records, better reports and functionality to make changes or to test if proposed changes would work.

Bon Secours Health System

The automatic and to the minute Flexitime calculations and the automatic holiday calculations for employees have significantly reduced administration and manual tasks.


The System allows us to operate at multiple sites with the data being transferred to a central server.

Newbrook Nursing Home

Softworks has had a tremendous impact on the organization’s ability to be more efficient with time tracking, reporting, legislative compliance around confidentiality and privacy, and have better business outcomes.

Aids Committee of Toronto

Team leaders appreciate the fact that they can now plan more easily and that it’s much simpler to manage holidays and flexitime for their teams.

Fusion Antibodies

Employees find Softworks very user-friendly, they like the fact it’s easy to navigate and it’s updated in real-time, being able to check their clock cards and track actual time worked and bank time in lieu.

Aran Biomedical

Overall we are very happy with Softworks as it provides a much quicker and more accurate way of controlling everything from clock-in to wages payout and storing personnel information.


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