Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a dyno test technician.

A Dyno Test Technician is responsible for working with engines to convert them from auto to manual or rig or de-rig engines onto the test bed trolleys. This position also puts the drivers under a various number of tests which include manually taking leakage and pressure testing using techniques and calibrated gauging.

The important roles of this position are ensuring compliance with the manufacturing processes and methods, keeping the test bed area clean and accountable for the audit process, preparing the engines for the PCPA standard tests, applying clear standards to measure function, performance and build quality engine variants, rigging, and de-rigging engines, maintaining a center of excellence in testing and reporting to the management the condition, defining cause and countermeasure activities.

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


Show willingness to listen to other people's views even when they are not good.

Take notes on the important aspect of the conversation if necessary.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to receive and give constructive feedback and to allow to be corrected.

Be more willing to compromise for the best interest of the team.

[employee comments goal]

Encourage and support others during tough times in order to help them see the best in themselves during these difficult times

Avoid talking when one doesn't have anything positive to say about a colleague to avoid hurting or upsetting them

[employee comments goal]

Develop the ability to understand other employees and connect with them in a genuine and meaningful way

Take responsibility for the atmosphere one creates and shape it with one's own behavior

[employee comments goal]

Do not overlook any alarming or risky sign that shows in any employee

Allow private sessions to discuss the feedback with every individual

[employee comments goal]

Build a lifestyle of esteem and dignity for all humankind in the workplace

Be available to assist those that require your help at all times

[employee comments goal]

Insist on following the company policies all the time to ensure tasks are done well

Communicate effectively in every situation to every person in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Set high but realistic goals and develop strategies to meet them even under high pressure or when facing challenges

Learn how to control and respond to one's own emotions in order to avoid causing conflicts in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Break projects into manageable chunks with each chunk spaced enough to give one time to make changes before the final delivery

Learn from past mistakes; look at past missteps and how they were solved to help solve future problems

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to explain complex machines to clients clearly and with simple language

Put extra effort to complete tasks that have cost restraints and always meet all deadlines

[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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