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

A key operator controls or operates a machine and is assigned to a particular machine to which he has operating expertise. He/she ensures that the machine is operating efficiently by making sure there are enough supplies and doing minor repairs such as clearing paper jams as well as regular maintenance and cleaning.

Other than ensuring that the machine is running efficiently, other duties include receiving communication regarding the machine, determining that if the machine needs refilling of supplies, ordering supplies, determining the use patterns of the machine to prevent misuse, manage operational costs by devising control measures and storing the supplies.

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

COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES: Cooperation is the process of working with groups or teams for a common mutual benefit as opposed to working in competition or for selfish ambition.

Always works with others to ensure deadlines are met and quality work delivered

Leads others to embrace challenging projects that no one wants to work on

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 ready to jump in and get the project done as expected

Never says ?I can't? when any project is released even the tough, challenging ones

2

ASSERTIVENESS: Assertiveness is the inclination to stand up for your rights or other people's rights in a calm and concrete way without being aggressive or accepting a wrong.

Allows oneself to be angry but still remains respectful to colleagues and clients

Always clear and direct to the point when answering a question; never leaves a questioner with a half-baked answer

2

HANDLING STRESS: Handling Stress is the skill to balance the requirements of the job and your abilities or available resources in performing it.

Postpones major work changes such as new projects or changing departments when feeling stressed or anxious

Spends time with people who are supportive, relaxed, fun to be with and who improve one's level of satisfaction

3

PERSISTENCE: Persistence is the refusal to give up or let go of a firm or obstinate continuous course of action despite difficulties or opposition that you may face.

Avoids quitting at the first sign of difficulty; treats challenges as something to make one stronger and more compassionate

Restores one's sense of purpose by remembering own vision when the going gets tough or when one wants to drop it all

3

SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SENSE OF DUTY: Self-Discipline and Sense of Duty is an active effort which helps in developing set ways for your thoughts, actions, and habits empowering your to stick to your decisions.

Creates a list of everything that needs to be accomplished so that one does not lose track of own goals

Looks at the personal obstacles that one has overcome in the past in order to step out and stand up to do the right thing

2

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: Business Etiquette is a basic framework of rules set by companies to ensure and allow you to understand the way you should conduct yourself in the professional world.

Dresses professionally with clean and pressed clothes no matter the occasion

Exceptionally diplomatic when conversing with others even when disagreeing with what they are saying

3

DIVERSITY AWARENESS: Diversity Awareness is the understanding that people are different and unique in their particular way and respecting their uniqueness.

Participates in events that are diversity-related and makes efforts to promote them

Encourages the implementation of strategies that attract a more diverse pool of applicants for vacant positions

2

TECHNOLOGY SAVVY: Technology Savvy is the introduction of the digital technology in the workplace as a strategy to make tasks run swiftly against doing them manually.

Advocates for the use of modern electronic devices that can assist in sharing and storing data more efficiently

Seeks assistance when faced with problems related to operating modern electronic devices

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 take on new challenges and puts extra effort to solve problems

Understands how to troubleshoot and maintain some tools and equipment

2

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES:

Are you open to criticism both from management and coworkers?

What can your team say concerning your work ethics and manners?

[employee comments]
DEDICATION TO WORK:

Are you available to do what is expected of you within a set timeline?

Do you give your very best in a group setting or you sit back and allow others to do your work?

[employee comments]
ASSERTIVENESS:

Can you describe a situation where you were able to strengthen a relation with a colleague by using effective communication?

Have you ever been in a situation where you were motivated to question your employer's decision?

[employee comments]
HANDLING STRESS:

How do you know a colleague is stressed up? What skills do you use to help colleagues manage stress?

What ways do you use to identify your stress triggers? What do you do to make sure that the same stressful situation does not reappear?

[employee comments]
PERSISTENCE:

How do you show persistence in the workplace? Describe a situation that has forced you to remain persistent at work

What has been your greatest failure? What would you do differently next time to ensure success?

[employee comments]
SELF-DISCIPLINE AND SENSE OF DUTY:

What are some of the things that you have done to help nourish your self-discipline? How has this helped you in developing a sense of duty?

How do you schedule your tasks and activities for the day in order to remain focused and motivated to accomplish them?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE:

How often do you encourage others to stand up when shaking hands or meeting new people?

Do you make introductions in meetings and do you introduce people according to their ranks?

[employee comments]
DIVERSITY AWARENESS:

Have you participated in events that are diversity-related and what efforts are you making to promote them?

What efforts are you making to welcome and consider the ideas and views of other people?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY SAVVY:

Are you making any efforts to learn how to keep mobile devices and computers free from unauthorized access?

What efforts are you making to learn how to troubleshoot modern electronic devices?

[employee comments]
MECHANICAL SKILLS:

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

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: