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

An industrial designer creates concepts and designs for manufactured products including machinery, cars, toys, home appliances, and electronics. Using art, engineering, and business knowledge, industrial designers are able can make various products used daily by people. He/she researches information on the needs and preferences of the consumers and makes the appropriate products designed for various consumers.

Other responsibilities of the position include making sketches of ideas and developing blueprints and using computer software to create virtual designs of products. In addition, they examine the materials for making different products to assess manufacturing needs. The professional also liaises with other specialists to investigate if the proposed product will meet the needs, explains the prototypes to clients, and determines the product safety.

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

ORGANIZED WORKPLACE: Organized Workplace is a vital characteristic that helps the business to thrive for long term due to the sense of structure and order which efficiently promotes the team spirit.

Does not know how to follow protocol when handling work related issues

Finds it hard to prioritize work given at any time leading to the job being done haphazardly.

1

APPEARANCE AND GROOMING: Appearance and Grooming are the way one presents themselves in a professional environment or the workplace with the aim of gaining positive impression and respect as well.

Dresses the part to create both personal and corporate confidence

Determined to keep the workplace a happy and respectable dwelling

2

CREATIVITY: Creativity is the skill of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality through the ability to perceive the world in new ways, find hidden patterns, make connections between unrelated phenomena and generate solutions.

Very rigid with the old ideas refusing to give them for new solutions

Very comfortable thinking inside the box and rarely challenges assumptions

1

ETHICAL BEHAVIOR: Ethical Behavior is acting in policies that are consistent with what the society and individuals typically think are good morals or values.

Has been advised of unfair behavior but continues to repeat them

Openly play favorites without caring how the rest of the people feel

1

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.

Shows appreciation of other people's contribution by using verbal and nonverbal communication skills such as nodding, maintaining good eye contact and smiling

Delivers criticism in a way that demonstrates sensitivity to the feelings of other colleagues

2

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

Depicts high level of self-discipline and looks forward to learning new things and opportunities

2

CONCEPTUAL THINKING: Conceptual Thinking is the ability to recognize a situation or problem by identifying patterns or connections while addressing the underlying issues.

Is satisfied with one's way of thinking and solving problems and does not see the need to improve by reading or asking colleagues for advice

Seems disinterested in learning and understanding different operations in one's department thus misses on important trends

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.

Thinks about the goals but does not write them down thus ends up forgetting most of them

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

1

DEADLINES - ON TIME: Deadlines - On time is the ability to prioritize the important tasks and setting up a plan on how to work on them first to deliver within the set period.

Makes excuses when one makes mistakes or fails to meet deadlines instead of holding oneself accountable and showing the willingness to improve

Sets tight deadlines just to show off or please others but not to enable one to make up for tasks that may take longer than expected

1

RESOURCE USE: Resource Use is the ability to utilize the office supplies effectively while avoiding any wastage and ensuring everything is used correctly.

Sets clear goals but does not maintain a good communication strategy to let others know what is expected of them

Is reluctant to use tools that allow teams to collaborate and improve their productivity as well as that of the company

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

ORGANIZED WORKPLACE:

Are you are reliable workmate? If yes, what have you done to show that?

Do you feel the rules, procedures, and protocols of the company are relevant to having an organized workplace?

[employee comments]
APPEARANCE AND GROOMING:

Do you follow the company policies and regulations in regards to how you should dress?

Are you able to tell others to present themselves professionally without feeling guilty of doing the opposite?

[employee comments]
CREATIVITY:

Have you exhausted all your creative skills and solutions that would be beneficial to the business?

Do you value and implement creative skills that you learn from others

[employee comments]
ETHICAL BEHAVIOR:

Can you be trusted with confidential information without leaking it out?

Have you fostered an atmosphere of fair treatment in the workplace?

[employee comments]
ASSERTIVENESS:

Have you ever used verbal communication to get a point across that was important to you?

How good are your listening skills? Do you have instances when you made mistakes because you did not listen well to what someone had to say?

[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?

What is one area you have consistently developed in the last year?

[employee comments]
CONCEPTUAL THINKING:

Describe a time when you identified customer's needs on a particular project. What resources did you call on to help?

Is there a time when you had to analyze information and make a recommendation? How did you go about that?

[employee comments]
REALISTIC GOAL SETTING:

Is there a time when you have faced challenges setting goals? What were the challenges and how did you overcome them?

How do you prioritize your goals in order to make them more achievable?

[employee comments]
DEADLINES - ON TIME:

How do you handle distractions and interruptions at work? Is there a time when you were distracted when doing an important task? What did you do?

How do you determine how much time is needed to finish a certain task? Is there a time when you have felt overloaded with work? What did you do?

[employee comments]
RESOURCE USE:

What factors have you considered when managing resources at work?

How have you ensured a fair and balanced resource allocation when planning your projects or tasks?

[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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