Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a mash preparatory operator.

A Mash Preparatory Operator is responsible for controlling fermentation process of the mash that is inoculated with yeast to create fermented mash for use in the distillation of liquors. This position ensures that every ingredient is prepared well beforehand and that mash and yeast thoroughly mix.

The duties of this post include cooking malt with water to make each and malt extract for making distilled or malt liquors, heating cookers by steam to the prescribed temperature, filling tubs, pans or stoves equipped with mechanical agitators to the specified level of water, weighing the prescribed quantity of malt and putting it into heated water, cooking the mixture while it is mechanically agitated for the specified time at the prescribed temperature, converting the mixture into the malt extract known as wort, pumping the mash into the tank.

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 to anticipate problems and try one's best to prevent them in order to avoid getting stressed when they arise

Identify adjustments in one's area of responsibility and set priorities accordingly

[employee comments goal]

Pay attention to employees who are learning new skills to make sure that they know what they are doing and that they have been properly trained

Allow only authorized personnel to do certain jobs if one feels other employees don't have enough training to do them

[employee comments goal]

Resist the rush to make decision on emotionally charged situations and step back or get some help in looking at the problem

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

[employee comments goal]

Maintain a robust level of poise and professionalism when faced with crisis

Create an impression of professionalism and class in what you wear and how you handle the work

[employee comments goal]

Set consistent goals that can be easily achieved without much stress

Communicate effectively in every situation to every person in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Be willing to improve the quality of performance by taking on training

Set daily targets and ensure they are completed before the close of each working day

[employee comments goal]

Focus on the attitude as the first impression you give everyone

Respect everyone ? customers, coworkers, and management for a swift-working place

[employee comments goal]

Ask trusted colleagues for feedback on one's habits, personality, values and needs in order to discover areas that need improvement

Learn one's own emotional triggers and allow oneself to fully process emotions before communicating them to others

[employee comments goal]

Avoid sadness and depression triggers at all cost in order to remain focused and committed to work

Speak up when there are problems that need to be addressed in order to get the problems fixed

[employee comments goal]

Be detail specific to avoid oversights on important projects and little missteps that can an otherwise well-completed project

Stop piling tasks and projects in order to meet deadlines and avoid time pressure, stress and poor performance

[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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