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.

Uses social media to stay abreast of new developments in one's field and to know the status of projects one is interested in

Uses professional language when interacting with online and physical clients

2

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.

Solves even the worst conflict in the workplace that no one dares to handle

Encourages teammates to think of better ways to solve problems

2

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.

Enjoys working as a team creating a team spirit that works best in delivering expectations

Always wears a smile while serving others no matter the situation

2

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.

Quickly adapts to new surroundings and changes though many find it hard to adjust

Very flexible in times of immediate change or urgent project deliveries

3

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.

Reads books and attends webinars, workshops, classes, seminars, etc. that help in professional growth

Takes advantage of free online education options in order to keep updated on emerging trends on one's career

2

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

Writes notes of appreciation to employees who are doing exemplary work, makes positive contributions and goes beyond the call of duty

Shares information or content with others that is directly related to their work in order to help improve their professional skills

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.

Uses downtime to prepare for future tasks, catch up on backlogs or as a time to do simple or easy tasks

Keeps a daily log of own goals for a given day in order to evaluate progress and see what one has actually achieved

2

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

Lets employees and colleagues know what is going on behind the scenes in order to help them prepare for changes

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.

Gathers knowledge to assist in modeling a process to make it work as expected

Recommends resources to be allocated wisely to make processes work better and spends less on them

2

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

Understands most machining and fabrications processes and shows awareness of most stages of projects

Demonstrates willingness to learn how to read machine prints and diagrams

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

NETWORKING:

What qualities do you look for in professionals when networking?

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:

Do you enjoy thinking creatively and innovatively as well as creating new solutions?

Are you interested in becoming better in your creative skills?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Do you value people for their intrinsic worth or because of what they do?

Do you choose who to support and who not to offer assistance?

[employee comments]
FLEXIBILITY:

Are you a fast learner willing to research and learn new tricks quickly?

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

[employee comments]
COMPETITIVENESS:

What is one thing you would like to improve about yourself in order to be more competitive at work?

Were there times you got a promotion for displaying consistent overall growth and improvement?

[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?

What have you done to improve the relationship between you and your bosses? How has this relationship benefited your career?

[employee comments]
ROLE AWARENESS:

Describe a time when you have had to adapt to a difficult situation. What made the situation difficult and how did you manage it?

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:

How have you helped other employees improve their ability to anticipate problems? Give an example

How do you set projects deadlines and milestones to make sure that employees meet them successfully?

[employee comments]
PROCESS IMPROVEMENT:

Which techniques are you employing to identify bottlenecks in processes and the points at which improvements can be made?

How often do you use existing benchmarks to complete processes in accordance with the set standards?

[employee comments]
MECHANICAL SKILLS:

What are you doing to improve your math skills and apply them in analyzing problems and designing solutions?

How often do you undergo training on using computer aided design to enhance your ability to design machines?

[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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