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

A controls engineer develops or improves control systems, machines, or processes to ensure efficiency. The person is responsible for designing, engineering and supervising the production of complex equipment and systems and the task can include changing or modifying parts in a system or machine for it to perform efficiently.

Other duties include researching, testing and analyzing the use of a design based on the system's functions, working closely with design engineers to modify a system as per customer's feedback, design control panels and networks of control systems, continuous improvement and modification of controls, management of process controls and supervising maintenance of the controls.

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

PROBLEM SOLVING: Problem Solving is the skill of defining a problem to determine its cause, identify it, prioritize and select alternative solutions to implement in solving the problems and reviving relationships.

Is always open-minded and readily accepts what others have to contribute.

Always portrays enough knowledge of the problem and its feasible solutions.

2

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

Leaves blanks spaces in a business card just in case a new contact needs to jot down additional information about what one does

Uses professional language when interacting with online and physical clients

2

MANAGING AT TEAM: Managing is the administration of an organization which includes activities of setting the strategy of an organization and coordinating the efforts of the employees to accomplish its objectives.

Manages and resolves disputes or conflicts in a constructive manner; encourages creative tension and differences of points of view

Develops new insights into situations, encourages new ideas and innovations, and designs new programs/processes to help run the company effectively

2

DEDICATION TO WORK: Dedication to Work is a devotion or setting aside the scheduled time that you are required to work each day consistently without fail as well as being on time and giving 100% of your efforts to doing quality work.

Always willing to accept extra assignments without counting how much more work is ahead

Carries an attitude of a winner everywhere, in every task given

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.

Gives equal treatment to all the coworkers without having favorites

Does not start or fire up conflicts in the office allowing everyone to enjoy the peace

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

Practices common courtesy by making eye contact and referring to colleagues by their names in order to create a smooth working environment

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

Is enthusiastic about tasks or projects that add value to own career and improve company's productivity

3

TIME MANAGEMENT: Time Management is the capacity for an individual to assign specific time slots to activities as per their importance and urgency to make the best possible use of time.

Completes tasks on time, avoids time wasters and establishes appropriate priorities

Seeks assistance to solve a problem quickly and avoids lagging behind

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.

Encourages automation of manual processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy

Uses existing survey results to assess the impact of ongoing process improvement efforts

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.

Shows willingness to learn more math skills to improve on the ability to analyze problems and design solutions

Demonstrates willingness to learn how to read machine prints and diagrams

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

PROBLEM SOLVING:

Give an instance you solved a problem, and it was successful.

How well are you keen on everything that is happening around you?

[employee comments]
NETWORKING:

Which methods have you used to find new business connections? Why? Which one of these methods have you found to be the most effective?

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

[employee comments]
MANAGING AT TEAM:

Would you rather that your reporting staff respected you or feared you? Why? How would you inspire both reactions from them?

Is there a time when you have been a mentor to another aspiring manager? How did you go about creating that relationship?

[employee comments]
DEDICATION TO WORK:

Do you criticize the company or work hard to give it your level best?

Are you willing to change in areas that are not too impressive?

[employee comments]
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND DIVERSITY:

Are you a good team player who does not choose which team to join?

Do you make friends depending on how well they work with you or who they are?

[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?

Is there a time when you have chosen to trust a colleague to handle a very sensitive project for you? What was the outcome?

[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?

How many hours a week do you set aside for improving your professional skills that make you more aware of your position in the company?

[employee comments]
TIME MANAGEMENT:

Do you plan your time and evaluate how you use it periodically when working on a project?

How do you react when you realize that time is running out and you are yet to finish a project?

[employee comments]
PROCESS IMPROVEMENT:

How often do you encourage colleagues to undergo training on new procedures?

Have you ever failed to map existing processes and how did you correct the mistake?

[employee comments]
MECHANICAL SKILLS:

Have you ever failed to complete a task on time? What did you do to improve?

What efforts are you making to learn more about safety requirements and legal guidelines when developing designs?

[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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