Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a quality assurance senior manager.

A Quality Assurance Senior Manager works with the rest of the staff in the assurance department to establish procedures and quality standards as well as monitor those against the agreed targets. This position is adequately required in any manufacturing/ production processes is in continual 24-hour operation.

Other essential skills include working hand in hand with the operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems and procedures, ensuring that all the manufacturing processes comply with standards both at national and international levels, specifying quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers and investigating the standards, recording, analyzing and distributing statistical information monitoring performance.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Not to overwork which may end up compromising the quality of work.

Do not to tolerate any sloppy work at any given point.

[employee comments goal]

Evaluate own reasons for doing something or setting goals in order to take stock of one's priorities and feel motivated

Find an accountability partner that will regularly check in on one's progress and help one keep a commitment

[employee comments goal]

Balance out the strategy of the organization with daily tactical tasks

Recognize and reward staff for work well done and vice versa

[employee comments goal]

Be focused on scheduling goals and share it out equally

Keep your personal needs last and let the team take precedence

[employee comments goal]

Write down key plans and priorities and track one's own progress marking down any self-perceived weakness

Train oneself to focus for long period without getting distracted and avoid situations that can cause distractions

[employee comments goal]

Make employees document their work and keep records of their progress in checklists, activity logs or progress reports

Stick to monitoring business-related calls such as those with suppliers or customers and stop recording the call as soon as one realizes it is personal

[employee comments goal]

Do own goals as early as possible or when one feels the mind is fresh and ready to handle important tasks

Divide own goals into urgent and important in order to know which ones need more focus

[employee comments goal]

Show concern for all areas of the work provided and follow up on work outputs

Take the time to explore the situation under consideration in order to find out the reasons behind the cause

[employee comments goal]

Put more effort in tasks that demand higher priority rather than wasting time in less important tasks

Seek assistance to solve a problem quickly instead of struggling and lagging behind

[employee comments goal]

Work with colleagues to keep team knowledge updated and put in place effective mechanisms for being alerted on new knowledge

Show willingness to adopt to new ideas that can improve own knowledge capabilities

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


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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