How to Create Shift in Oracle HRMS

In this article we will see how to create shift for employees in Oracle HRMS. It is a very simple task.

What is Shift?

Working schedules of employees is defined using shifts. Some of us might have worked in different kind of shifts during our job. For instance, some operations have an early, middle, and a late shift. Some operations also require an employee to come on weekend shift. You can define as many shifts as needed in Oracle HRMS.

Create Shift

  • Log on to the Oracle E-Business Suite Application.
  • Go to XX HRMS Manager responsibility.
  • Navigate to Work Structures -> Work Schedules -> Schedule Repository -> Shift

create shift in hrms

  • In the Shift Summary page, click on “Create Shift” button

shift summary

  • In the “Create Shift” page, provide a unique shift name and a brief description on the shift.
    E.g. In this case it is TEST_DAY_SHIFT
  • For the “Category” field select the value “Available (Free)” from the drop-down list.
  • Provide the appropriate “Start Time” and “End Time” along with the “Duration”.
  • You should also provide a “Short Name” corresponding to the shift you are creating.

shift create 1

  • Once you have entered all the information, click on “Apply” and complete the action.
  • Query your shift. It will look something like this

shift screen

Next step after creating shift is to create schedule pattern

Check here how to create schedule pattern in Oracle HRMS

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