Use this step by step explanation to craft a good employee performance feedback review for a metallurgical r&d engineer. Find the right words with quality phrases.

A Metallurgical R&D Engineer devises ways of converting metals to functional products through research and development. The person works closely with scientists in R&D to create new alloys as well as develop metal production processes including welding, casting, melting, alloying, and rolling. If in extractive metallurgy, he/she finds better ways of extracting small quantities of metal from large waste rocks.

Other duties include developing new coatings and products using metallurgical expertise, improving metal extraction processes, analyze test results and give the outcomes to stakeholders, develop processes to achieve the desired properties of the end product, provide technical support in metal related issues in R&D, take part in R&D projects and evaluate new alloys.

Employee Performance Review Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:

Instructions

  1. Rating: Rate the employee against the core skills based on how well he/she demonstrates each skill. Give scores 1, 2, or 3 for each rating depending on the employee's performance.
  2. Comments: Use this area to give examples of employee's performance phrases. The phrases should describe how well an employee has performed on previously set goals based on the given core skill.
  3. Summary: Use this section to give a summary of the employee's strengths and areas for improvement or development. Recommend a step increase for an employee who has met the expectations and performance improvement plans for one who doesn't meet expectations.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources manager must examine and indicate whether he/she concurs with the evaluation and comments. If the manager agrees, then he/she must sign the evaluation form. If he/she doesn't concur, then he/she must provide reasons explaining why this is so.
  5. Signatures: Sign the evaluation form and give it to the employee to go through and answer the Self Evaluation Questions. Ask him/her to sign and date the evaluation form before giving it back to the human resources for filing.

Rating Meaning

The employee fails to perform the most important aspects of the job satisfactorily. Requires close guidance to carry out routine jobs. He/she needs significant improvement in all areas. Meetings should be held between the employee and the supervisor to discuss performance deficiencies.

1

Employee routinely meets and exceeds expectations in all areas of responsibility. Produces high-quality work that at times exceeds expectations. Consistently meets the most critical annual goals. Occasionally produces timely and accurate results.

2

The employee consistently and significantly exceeds the communicated expectations by producing exceptionally high-quality work. He/she demonstrates exceptional knowledge of his/her duties and is highly recognized by others as an authority in his/her area of work.

3

Supervisor's Feedback

Skill

Comments

Rating

NETWORKING: Networking is the process that encourages an exchange of information and ideas among individuals or groups that share the same interests.

Makes business cards and promotional materials that present one as a polished professional

Attends community functions such as job fairs or local festivals in order to meet new people and get the name of one's company recognized by the community

3

CREATIVITY: Creativity is the skill of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality through the ability to perceive the world in new ways, find hidden patterns, make connections between unrelated phenomena and generate solutions.

A great innovator who inspires the team with new idea

Constantly comes up with new ideas and ways to improve efficiency

3

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY: Equal Opportunity and Diversity means having employees from a wide range of background that includes different ages, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief, educational background, physical ability and treating them equally.

Works hand in hand with the colleagues to understand and appreciate different cultures and their way of doing things

Adheres to the company policies and remains accountable both to coworkers and staff

3

FLEXIBILITY: Flexibility is an important skill that allows employers and employees to make an arrangement about working on maintaining a work/life balance to help organizations improve the productivity and efficiency of their balance.

Adapts well to changing schedules and help others calm down in times of stress

Knows how to remain calm and composed under the stressful situations

2

COMPETITIVENESS: Competitiveness is the skill of being able to compete as a team or a company with other enterprises in the same line of entrepreneurship and emerging as the winner.

Often takes new personal and professional challenges, even those not related to one's career

Stays up-to-date with the latest innovations and trends in the specific career field

3

PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Personal Relationships is the relationship between individuals who have or have had a continuing relationship of any nature either professional or informal.

Shares own knowledge, personality, and expertise at meetings in order to be more approachable and build relationships

Participates in activities that do not involve work with other employees in order to establish more connection at work

2

ROLE AWARENESS: Role Awareness is the ability to be informed of your role in a given environment as well as understand the expectations placed on a position and to see how they are met apparently.

Identifies the daily activities and tasks involved in a project and highlights and makes that one can complete them before starting the project

Expands own skills and knowledge by reading and taking on new projects outside own job description

3

SEEING POTENTIAL PROBLEMS: Seeing Potential Problems is the ability to structure the current situations and identify developments that could cause problems in the future.

Looks for changes that affect the requirements of the project and finds a solution as first as possible in order to keep the projects going

Regularly checks in with team members either in person or by phone in order to see how things are going and address issues

2

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT: Process Improvement is the creation of new processes or improving the existing ones that will work and take your corporation to the next level.

Demonstrates exceptional ability to capture the perspectives of customers so as to meet their expectations and retain them

Eliminates steps that do not add value to a process and optimizes the steps that add value to a process

3

MECHANICAL SKILLS: Mechanical Skills are the abilities to solve problems that arise in the workplace, although it may vary from one company to another.

Demonstrates excellent math skills and applies them effectively when analyzing problems and designing solutions

Excels at reading machine prints and diagrams and at identifying symbols on drawings and blueprints

3

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

NETWORKING:

Describe a networking event that changed your career life. What was the event about? What happened?

What value have you added to the new connections you have made? How do you make them feel part of your team?

[employee comments]
CREATIVITY:

Have you exhausted all your creative skills and solutions that would be beneficial to the business?

Are you interested in becoming better in your creative skills?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Do you have weaknesses that showcase as you deal with others?

Are you accommodating to other people who are of a different race, age or color?

[employee comments]
FLEXIBILITY:

Are you aware of any negligence found in you that is bringing other's down?

Are you able to handle project concerns that are required to complete projects?

[employee comments]
COMPETITIVENESS:

Are there times you have had to demonstrate leadership skills at work in order to stand out from the rest of your colleagues?

Mention a time you made an intentional effort to get to know someone from another culture. What was the result?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Describe a time when you have been able to address an angry customer and build a great relationship. What was the problem and how did you handle it?

How do you make sure to keep the existing relationships with other employees and customers strong every single day?

[employee comments]
ROLE AWARENESS:

What things have you done to improve your knowledge of your position in the company? How has this benefited the company?

Explain how your department has benefited from employees being more aware of their roles. How has this benefited the company at large?

[employee comments]
SEEING POTENTIAL PROBLEMS:

Describe a solution that was implemented primarily due to your ability to see potential problems. What was the problem?

When hiring employees, how do you make sure that they are the best fit for the position at hand?

[employee comments]
PROCESS IMPROVEMENT:

What efforts are you making to implement parallel processing of related processes?

How often do you attend think tank and ideation sessions to learn new ideas on improving processes?

[employee comments]
MECHANICAL SKILLS:

What efforts are you making to improve your ability to identify a wide range of symbols on drawings and blueprints?

What are you doing to improve your ability to identify weaknesses and potential design improvements in mechanical tools and equipment?

[employee comments]

Summary

Sections 1-4: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 5: To be completed by the employee

1. Exceeds Job Related Expectations

2. Areas to improve

3. Goals completed since last performance feedback

4. Goals for next period

5. Employee comments

Signatures

I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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