Use this sample and step by step explanation to craft a meaningful employee performance feedback review for an automotive transmission technician. Find the right words with quality phrases.

An Automotive Transmission Technician is responsible for inspecting, diagnosing, maintaining and repairing cars and light trucks. This position is also known as automotive service technicians, mechanics or automobile technicians.

The responsibilities include identifying mechanical problems often using computerized diagnostic equipment, disassembling and reassembling parts, testing parts and practices to ensure they are working properly, following checklists to make sure that the critical components are carefully examined, explaining to clients their automotive problems and the repairs done on the vehicles, using testing equipment that efficiently repairs and maintains, performing basic care and maintenance, including changing oil, checking fluid levels, rotating tires, etc., repairing and replacing worn out parts like brake pads and wheel bearings.

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

VERBAL COMMUNICATION: Verbal Communication is the use of tones and language to relay a message; it aids as a vehicle for expressing ideas, concepts and it, is critical to the daily running of the business.

Fails to explain unclear issues when having a conversation and does not find out if the other party understands.

Responds to questions in a not so creative and intelligent manner and hence does not offer satisfactory answers.

1

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.

Shows strong level-headedness when assessing situations and coming up with solutions.

2

TROUBLESHOOTING: Troubleshooting is solving a problem or determining a question to an issue which is often applied to repairing failed products or processes on a machine or a system.

Not always willing to seek assistance when faced with troubleshooting difficulties.

Finds it difficult to communicate ideas and views to other people.

1

ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS: Administrative Skills are all the services related to the running of a business or keeping an office organized while supporting the efforts of the management team.

Does not fulfill administrative and performance management functions as required.

Does not know how to express oneself whether in writing or orally.

1

KNOWLEDGE OF JOB: Knowledge of Job is essential to every employee who needs to have a clear understanding of how their jobs fit into the overall organization to eliminate carelessness and laxity.

Cultivates good relationships with the people in one's company and treats them with courtesy, respect, and kindness

Remains calm and composed even when facing difficult situations or working under pressure

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.

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

Knows how to empathize and sympathize with co-workers in order to build harmony and avoid conflicts in the workplace

2

PROJECT AND GOAL FOCUS: Project and Goal Focus is setting your mind and heart on things that matter and add value to your life against those things that add no value at all or of little value.

Underestimates completion time for the goals thus gets frustrated when things take more time to achieve than expected

Wastes a lot of time merely reacting to life rather than facing things head on and planning in advance

1

REALISTIC GOAL SETTING: Realistic Goal Setting is the skill to hone in the specific actions that we need to perform to accomplish everything we aspire to live.

Gives up on unreasonable goals instead of trying to adjust them as necessary to fit one's own reality

Sets goals but believes that one does not have what it takes to achieve them thus lacks the motivation to accomplish them

1

QUALITY MANAGEMENT: Quality Management is the management approach to the long-term success through customer satisfaction that directly involves the employees in the continual improvement of the daily tasks.

Shows the unwillingness to monitor the quality of the products and services as well or that of the production process

Gets regular feedback from customers on products or services that need improvement but does nothing about it

1

TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS: Technology Trend Awareness is staying updated with the useful upcoming trends that can serve your business better and easier.

Does not show willingness to learn more about new technology fields

Lags behind in using of artificial intelligence to execute repetitive, multiple, and complex tasks more efficiently

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

VERBAL COMMUNICATION:

Give an instance you were given the opportunity to talk to people. What was the reaction?

How do you respond to feedback and criticism and do you encourage people to give you feedback and citric your speech?

[employee comments]
PROBLEM SOLVING:

How well do you solve issues and are you confident in your abilities?

Are you in most cases conversant with what the problem is before you solve it?

[employee comments]
TROUBLESHOOTING:

How well do you consider the possible alternatives before solving a problem?

Give an instance you handled a task with so much uneasiness and a restless mind and what was the outcome?

[employee comments]
ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS:

How well do you handle your administrative roles to ensure you deliver good results.

Give an instance, or example that you can say is your proudest moment of being in an administrative capacity?

[employee comments]
KNOWLEDGE OF JOB:

Can you describe two instances when you have demonstrated knowledge of job at work?

How do you make sure you have all that is needed to perform a certain task or accomplish different goals?

[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?

Have you ever participated in a networking event? How did you interact with other people attending the event?

[employee comments]
PROJECT AND GOAL FOCUS:

How many company goals have you achieved in the past six months? What approach did you take to reach them?

How do you differentiate goals that are urgent from those that are important? Give an example

[employee comments]
REALISTIC GOAL SETTING:

How do you make sure that your own goals match the company goals?

Is there a time when you felt that you did not have what it takes to achieve your goals? How did you deal with this?

[employee comments]
QUALITY MANAGEMENT:

Describe a specific time when you have had to deal with a team member who constantly produced substandard work. How did you go about it?

What systems have you used to manage information and improve quality effectively? Would you recommend these systems to other companies?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY TREND AWARENESS:

Are you making any efforts to learn more about internet security, privacy, and confidentiality?

What are you doing to encourage more colleagues to participate in online tech communities where individuals share technology ideas?

[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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