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

A chemist conducts chemical analysis in a laboratory to control quality or processes or to come up with new knowledge or products. He/she analyses the chemical compounds of substances, tests the quality of products and prepares solutions and compounds for testing as well as maintaining the laboratory equipment to proper working condition.

Other duties include developing and implementing new analytical methods to meet the changing needs of the laboratory; assisting or training laboratory staff on particular methods and procedures; ensuring that samples are in proper custody; evaluating laboratory results by applying quality control procedures; maintaining records; preparing lab reports to describe analysis procedures and develop new methods products or methods of production.

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

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

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.

Maintains a neat job performance record; does quality work, shows up on time and keeps a good attendance history

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

2

SUPERVISORY SKILLS: Supervisory Skills is the ability to lead and manage people effectively in a difficult and challenging atmosphere in the day to day life.

Fails to handle both personal and workplace conflict according to the company's policies

Is not properly informed of the supervisory legal roles and responsibilities

1

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 focused on the do it alone projects forgetting the ability of teamwork

Always shouts others down when they try to offer their opinions

1

SELF AWARENESS: Self Awareness is the ability to have a sound understanding of who you are as a person and how to relate to the world in which you live by understanding your strengths and weaknesses and how to manage them in the workplace.

Remains calm, actively listens and tries to focus on the positive in order to manage challenges and maintain momentum in day-to-day work

Identifies and appreciates the strengths of others and leverages their skills in order to manage uncertain situations

2

FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS: Following Directions is the skill of carefully considering the given instructions and following them closely without fail.

Makes sure not to misread or skip an important direction; pays attention to detail, even if it seems insignificant to one

Maintains eye contact when receiving instructions in order to show the instructor one is interested

2

PERSONAL DRIVE: Personal Drive is a combination of desire and energy in its simplest form directed at achieving a goal in whatever you have set your heart to accomplish.

Struggles to do tasks without close supervision or assistance from other employees and team members

Wastes plenty of time doing things that are not important to the company and fails to work on what is important

1

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.

Uses own position and power at work to disrespect and mistreat other employees

Disregards the company's policy thus brings potential harm to the company, customers, and other employees

1

BUSINESS ETHICS: Business Ethics is the ability to learn what is right and wrong in the world of business and choosing to do what is right at all times.

Signs off projects that are not fully complete and takes integrity lightly

Does not consider fairness and equality when implementing activities and programs

1

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.

Shows little interest to learn more about keeping mobile devices and computers free from unauthorized access

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

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

TROUBLESHOOTING:

Give an instance you had to troubleshoot a problem, and you succeeded. What did you do?

Have you ever been given feedback and you implemented it? How was the result?

[employee comments]
KNOWLEDGE OF JOB:

In your opinion, do you think knowledge of your area of responsibility had benefited your company in any way? If yes, how?

Think of a time when you were assigned a very sensitive task. How did you gather all the required information to perform the task?

[employee comments]
SUPERVISORY SKILLS:

Do you measure your performance as you gauge the performance of the employees?

Do you have a laid out plan on how to ensure you reach each employee individually?

[employee comments]
COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES:

Are you open to criticism both from management and coworkers?

What are your strengthens and how do you utilize them in the group?

[employee comments]
SELF AWARENESS:

Can you think of a situation where you felt you needed to modify or adjust your behavior? How did you go about it?

Are there times when you have reacted to someone or something in the workplace in a way you did not intend to? How did you fix that?

[employee comments]
FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS:

Can you give an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate your ability to follow instructions?

Describe a time when you missed some steps in a project due to not paying attention to details. How did you fix it?

[employee comments]
PERSONAL DRIVE:

Describe how you demonstrate personal drive at work. What have you done to improve your personal drive?

If you were asked to supervise your colleagues, how would you interact with them in order to help them find their personal drive?

[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?

What would your boss or team members say about your behavior at work?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS ETHICS:

What are some of the things you have done to assist others in understanding the importance of honesty and integrity?

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had to question someone's integrity?

[employee comments]
TECHNOLOGY SAVVY:

How often do you seek for assistance when faced with challenges related to installing, using, and troubleshooting computer software?

What are you doing to increase your capacity to operate modern electronic devices?

[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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