Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a senior process engineer - chromatography.

A Senior Process Engineer - Chromatography is responsible for evaluating the process's effectiveness, quality and safety while identifying areas that need improvement, change to make the process efficient and less costly in the pharmaceutical sector.

The primary obligations of this position include maintaining, repairing and calibrating complex machinery, preparing and evaluating solutions, separating and identifying chemical compounds - gas, high-performance liquid, gel permeation, thin layer and ion exchange, observing and analyzing the process and reporting the findings, recommending additions required and identifying areas that should be changed or replaced, document their findings for internal records, managing and coordinating transition from product development to final production.

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


To have a proper to-do list to help me carry out tasks in the right manner.

Learn new ways and skills of prioritizing work to achieve high results.

[employee comments goal]

Track all the knowledge, information and processes that make the company run, before delegating

Point the person to the resources he/she may need or people they may need to coordinate with in order to complete the task

[employee comments goal]

Give employees meaningful and high visibility assignments in order to keep them engaged and expand their depth of experience

Focus employees' efforts on the company's most important goals and strengthen their accountability by assigning measurable and clearly stated goals

[employee comments goal]

Analyze each plan to detect any area or kind of risk beforehand

Plan and assemble all that you will need to finish a project on time

[employee comments goal]

Accomplish all the goals set as a group to encourage teamwork spirit

Respect one another's personal views and work with what is acceptable to the company

[employee comments goal]

Take responsibility for every task given and do the very best

Handle all the tasks accorded with a professional view not overlooking any detail

[employee comments goal]

Learn to communicate and ask questions in order to avoid unnecessary conflicts, and waste less one's and other employees' time

Reevaluate one's schedule once in a while in order to eliminate less important tasks and have more time and energy for what really matters in one's professional life

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to identify the expected projects or goals results without the need for management's input

Set challenging yet achievable goals and develop standards against which one will measure own behavior and performance

[employee comments goal]

Develop or use systems to organize or track information and work progress

Set crystal clear plans and development schemes that work in order to produce an all polished and perfect product

[employee comments goal]

Dedicate more resources for supporting diversity and always communicate the value of diversity

Participate in events that are diversity-related and put extra effort in promoting them

[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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