Overtime Tracker, 3 Shifts

When you want to track the number of minutes of overtime each of 3 resources works, and count the number of times each resource worked overtime.

Overtime Tracker, 3 Shifts model image

Where to Find the Model Object

The following model object can be found in the model objects directory:

  • Shift \ Overtime Tracker, 3 Shifts.

Difficulty Level

  • Ease of Use: Moderate
  • Ease of Modification: Moderate

How to Use the Model Object

  1. Open your model: Open your model or create a new blank model.
  2. Insert the Model Object into your model: Locate the model object Overtime Tracker, 3 Shifts and select the insert button.
    • Move the cursor to the point of insertion and left mouse-click. The upper left corner of the model object will be inserted at the location of the mouse-click.
  3. Connect to your model: Connect the Process to your model wherever you want to track overtime.from your model to Overtime Tracker, 3 Shifts
    from Overtime Tracker, 3 Shifts to your model
  4. Update objects:
    1. Adjust the TIME statement in the Process action logic to reflect the correct processing time.adjust time in action of process in Overtime Tracker
    2. Copy the action logic in the Process and paste it into other activities in your model where you want to track overtime.copy action in Overtime Tracker
    3. Change the names of Process to match your organization.
      Note: The gray boxes at the bottom of this model object (Labels) are only used to display the collected overtime values. They are not required and thus are not included when pasting into your model.
  5. Define values:
    1. Define the values for each scenario parameter s_OTStart, to reflect the number of minutes past midnight when each shift ends (starts overtime). You can find the scenario parameters list by clicking Simulation \ Define Scenarios \ Scenario Parameters.update scenario 1 in  Overtime Tracker
    2. Define the values for each scenario parameter s_Res, so they contain the actual names of each of your resources.