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

A product design engineer combines engineering skills, technical, and aesthetic elements, to design products for a particular target market. The designer also ensures that the products developed are safe and up to standard based on the existing regulations.

Other responsibilities of the position include using various technologies such as computer applications to design products, which meet the intended objectives and ensuring that the product has the required specifications. They are also involved in the evaluation of the materials required for the production of a particular batch. Their input enables the production team to produce products, which are cost-effective. Last but not the least, he/she communicates with the rest of the specialists regarding the product designs.

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.

Maintains an untidy and disorganized workspace area with personal effects not well kept.

Rarely ensures that things around the workplace are in order.

1

INNOVATION: Innovation is the process of translating new invention into a service that creates value or brings better solutions that meet the requirements.

Always willing to take risks to achieve great innovative results.

Demonstrates good listening skills and always pays attention when other people express their ideas.

2

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.

Is always late to work, functions, and meetings and takes a day off when a major or important event is taking place at work

Gets depressed when faced with challenges; is not able to remain when faced with a difficult situation

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.

Often shows up at work with uncombed hair and in wrinkled clothes

Inconsistent in following and keeping major ethical business practices that matter to the company

1

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.

Crafts viable and inventive solutions required during a crisis season

Always has a fresh viewpoint to any problem that presents itself

2

INITIATIVE: An initiative is the ability to assess and initiate things independently often done without any managerial influence offered.

Shows high energy in undertaking challenges related to the assigned tasks

Always willing to accept responsibility for the tasks given and remain accountable

2

ORIENTATION TO WORK: Orientation to Work is the introduction that is given to a new worker whereby he is introduced to coworkers and given relevant information like schedules, performance standards, benefits and facilities, names of the supervisors, etc.

Doesn't communicate well on the understanding of the given tasks and desired results

Always talks about others creating an environment that is not trustworthy

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.

Does not have control over anger or the ability to talk about it in a reasonable manner

Discourages other employees from openly voicing their views, ideas, and feelings

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.

Does not care about how other employees think about oneself

Easily loses focus and gets sucked into social media and other small distractions

1

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

Is unable to anticipate problems; does not prepare and review contingency plans for situations or problems that might occur

1

Self Evaluation

Self Evaluation Question

Employee Comments

ORGANIZED WORKPLACE:

Do you feel that you follow all the rules and regulations to the letter?

What areas do you feel you need improvements when it comes to being organized at work?

[employee comments]
INNOVATION:

What is the worst decision you had ever made when you were trying to solve a particular problem?

Describe the best and the worst decision you have ever made?

[employee comments]
KNOWLEDGE OF JOB:

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

Can you give two or three examples of times when you have worked with groups of people to accomplish tasks? What was your role?

[employee comments]
APPEARANCE AND GROOMING:

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

Have you taken into consideration the feedback you have received from your peers and staff?

[employee comments]
CREATIVITY:

Are there better methods you know of that can make the company more profitable?

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

[employee comments]
INITIATIVE:

Are you pushed to think creatively and explore new opportunities?

Do you have the ability to plan your personal goals and accomplish them?

[employee comments]
ORIENTATION TO WORK:

How well do handle pressure and stress in the workplace?

How do you deal with office confrontation and do you feel justice has been served right?

[employee comments]
ASSERTIVENESS:

Can you think of a situation where you felt you had not communicated well? How did you correct the situation?

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

[employee comments]
SELF AWARENESS:

Are there times when you have been able to avoid negative situations at work? What did you do?

Is there a time when you received feedback about your work, and you had to disagree? What happened?

[employee comments]
CONCEPTUAL THINKING:

Can you describe a time you were able to identify underlying or key issues in a complex situation? How did you go about it?

Describe the steps and methods you have used to identify a vision for your department. What would you have done differently?

[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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