Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a production quality auditor.

A Production Quality Auditor is responsible for maintaining quality production standards by approving any incoming materials, in-process production, and complete products, recording quality results. This position works within the company as part of its internal quality control audit team.

Primary responsibilities for this post includes approving incoming materials by confirming specifications, rejecting and returning unacceptable materials and conducting visual and measurement tests, approving in-process production by confirming specifications, communicating repaired adjustments to the production supervisor, documenting inspection results by completing reports and logs, inputting data into quality database, approving finished products by confirming specifications, ensuring production complies with the set organization's rules and regulations.

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


Maintain strong and direct eye contact when talking to people.

Show willingness and patience to allow others to put their points across with interrupting them.

[employee comments goal]

Ask appropriate questions and to seek for clarifications on issues not well understood.

Manage my emotions well especially when handling an irate or upset caller.

[employee comments goal]

Make sound decisions and judgment and not be biased in any way.

Show willingness to learn on how to be a good leader and to use my leadership to inspire those that I serve.

[employee comments goal]

Share one's knowledge and skills with colleagues and devise simple solutions to help them achieve their goals or perform tasks

Set challenging goals for one's area of responsibility in relation to the available business opportunities and work hard to achieve them

[employee comments goal]

Use different frames and strive to come up with independent decisions for each frame

Step away and check out how urgent and how important a decision really is in order to know how soon a decision should be made

[employee comments goal]

Invest in the unity of the team rather than conflict and disagreements

Shun favoritism and compromise to create a united, happy team

[employee comments goal]

Challenge the old solutions by coming up with new ones that solve today's problems

Choose varied ways to solve conflicts that do not necessarily have to be there

[employee comments goal]

Narrow focus on a few goals at a time and focus all the effort on their completion

Network and surround oneself with like-minded people who will encourage own accomplishments and point out weak areas

[employee comments goal]

Research and review customer feedback and use that feedback to make and inform quality decisions and processes

Work closely with the product/service development team in order to establish quality standards when a new product/service is developed

[employee comments goal]

Put extra effort in preparing for meetings ahead of time and show up on time for all meetings

Improve on the dressing code and be neat at all times

[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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