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

A project chemist is responsible for conducting qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis within the lab set up for the purpose of quality control or for developing new products. He/she prepares test solutions and other needed compounds for lab personnel to conduct their experiments. He/she works in co-operation with other staff during projects.

In addition, they also get to undertake other roles such as writing technical papers and reports, confer with scientists and other project staff to conduct analyses of a research project, develop and improve lab processes so as to improve efficiency and undertaking various studies to determine the various effects of other compounds.

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.

Does not consider all the available and potential solutions when solving problems.

1

INSPIRING OTHERS: Inspiring is encouraging one to be their best in contributing to the vision of an organization where they are placed and entrusted to work.

Takes a small part of one's day at work to talk and listen to other employees in order to help maintain a positive atmosphere

Takes on more work than one needs to and helps other employees with their work when one can

2

PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT: Participative Management is also known as employee involvement is the participation of all stakeholders at all levels of the organization in the investigation of problems, development of strategies and implementation of solutions.

Rejects and abandons employees to work on their own without giving them any support

Does not make sound judgment due to lack of gathering less information

1

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 provide a working environment that meets the subordinate's expectations

Always complaining about the workforce but does nothing to better it

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.

Holds respect for coworkers thus creating a peaceful atmosphere in the workplace

Very open to correction and communication both from coworkers and management

2

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

Keeps copies of detailed and complicated directions on files for projects and tasks that are done infrequently, for future reference

Reads directions in the order they are written on the project and avoids skipping ahead and forgetting to go back

2

GOAL AND OBJECTIVE SETTING: Goal and Objective Setting is the strategic plan that is set and laid down identifying how goals should be accomplished, by who and by what time.

Criticizes team members who fail to achieve their goals instead of working closely with them and trying to find out where the problem is

Does not rank goals in the order of their importance to the company thus often misses deadlines for the most crucial goals

1

ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS: Organizational Skills is the ability to make use of time, energy and resources available in the most efficient manner to achieve their goal.

Keeps an unorganized desk and clutter thus feels overwhelmed and makes it hard for one to concentrate

Keeps clients' and employees' information scattered all over the place thus makes it hard for one to locate it when needed

1

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Project Management is structuring a to-do list for your project or company containing tasks and responsibilities as well as creating a roadmap for the execution of those duties promptly.

Does not inform the client or key personnel involved when the project is facing problems such as production delays

Lacks time management skills; fails to monitor a project during its critical stages to find out if the project is on track

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.

Rarely takes part in making changes in policies to eliminate unfair elements

Rarely trustworthy, hardly respected for being honest, and is not regarded as credible

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?

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

[employee comments]
INSPIRING OTHERS:

People observe what you do more than they listen to how you speak. How do you ensure that your actions inspire others at work?

Is there a time when you have had difficulties getting a colleague to accept your advice? What was your approach?

[employee comments]
PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT:

Are you available for the employees when they need you?

How well do you advise those who want to grow and expand their career?

[employee comments]
SUPERVISORY SKILLS:

Do you understand your core roles and responsibilities as a supervisor?

Are you reliable to give a competent report on each employee's abilities?

[employee comments]
COOPERATION WITH COLLEAGUES:

Are you available when your team needs you to finish tasks?

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

[employee comments]
FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS:

How do you help a colleague improve his/her ability to follow instructions?

Describe a situation when you felt that instructions to a certain task or project were not communicated well. What did you do?

[employee comments]
GOAL AND OBJECTIVE SETTING:

Suppose your goal is to run your own company in the next two years. How will you go about accomplishing this goal?

What do you look for in team members when setting goals for the team? How do you keep track of your team goals?

[employee comments]
ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS:

Give a specific example of a project you have done that perfectly describes your organizational skills. How did you go about it?

In your opinion, which is the best time to work on complex tasks? Which time works best for you?

[employee comments]
PROJECT MANAGEMENT:

How do you motivate your project team and communicate with the stakeholders? How has this contributed to the success of your projects?

What is the greatest challenge you faced on your last project? How did you overcome it? What lesson did you learn?

[employee comments]
BUSINESS ETHICS:

Can you think of a situation where you found yourself straying from the truth and how did you avoid straying?

What have you done to enhance your knowledge and understanding about fairness, equality, respect, integrity and honesty?

[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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