Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a master planner.

A Master Planner is liable for overseeing manufacturing and engineering work environments, setting production and coordinating department schedules. This position meets with the department supervisors to determine the progress and changes in any departmental programs.

The primary responsibilities include - ensuring all the materials are available in the supply chain, ensuring the inventory is maintained at acceptable levels, reviewing and planning requirements for adequate inventory, finding sources that provide raw materials, utilities and sources that supply raw materials and services, coordinating procurement efforts, determining the levels for the items they must procure, keeping clear records of all the activities and procedures through production planners or document administrators in their company, monitoring and adjusting master schedule based on production 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


Learn only to listen and pick out the most important things from the conversation.

Learn to give constructive feedback when called upon to do so

[employee comments goal]

Try to be a good influence to other people and to help them use their skills and capabilities in the right manner.

To be proactive in leading and responding to the changes around me.

[employee comments goal]

Provide regular and timely feedback to group members in order to help them identify their strengths and work on weak areas

Consider members strengths, weaknesses and perspectives when setting up groups or assigning roles

[employee comments goal]

Invite an objective outsider to monitor team conversations, challenge assumptions and identify potential decision-making process pitfalls

Help teams at work learn how to effectively navigate through the sticky decision-related issues they encounter

[employee comments goal]

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

Avoid office conflict at all cost and choose to live in harmony with everyone

[employee comments goal]

Work in a positive team environment in order to gain new perspectives and reduce bad stress when the going gets tough

Volunteer to train new and underperforming employees and in resolving problems that contribute to underperformance

[employee comments goal]

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

Learn new techniques and tricks that assist in improving speed

[employee comments goal]

Learn new tricks, techniques, and strategies of surveying competitors and staying ahead of them

Show willingness to learn more about scientific and technical market research

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in communicating the purpose and outcomes of a research in a clear manner

Adopts technologies that assist in getting solutions and search for different approaches to a situation or problem

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort to learn more math skills and apply them effectively when analyzing problems and designing solutions

Learn how to use computer aided design technologies that assist in converting design information and requirements into workable drawings

[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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