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

A chemical manufacturing operator manufactures chemical products safely by following a given set of procedures or regulatory requirements and operating equipment. He/she manufactures and assembles products based on the production information provided while following the set safety guidelines and operates the manufacturing equipment.

Other duties related to the job include operating production equipment such as boilers, chillers, centrifuges, dryers, reactors, and pH systems; weighing and checking the raw materials to ensure that the final product contains the right materials at the appropriate quantities; cleaning and maintenance of the manufacturing equipment; keeping production records; testing products to ensure they meet the required specifications and to keep the rooms and equipment in the right cleanliness conditions.

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


Give customers timely and constructive advice to help them make the right decision.

Use tact when telling customers that their expectations or demands cannot be met.

[employee comments goal]

Be conscious of keeping the work related items in an organized way to allow for easy access.

Constantly maintain an organized mindset at the workplace to achieve good results.

[employee comments goal]

Use honest facts, figures, and data to support conclusions made

Generate reports that are not full of manipulated or cooked figures

[employee comments goal]

Assume responsibility for every action and task without passing on blame

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

[employee comments goal]

Plan each day ahead and have all the goals written down

Communicate clearly in both written and spoken format to leave no room for guesswork

[employee comments goal]

Set workable personal goals that will help met the company goals

Respect the company's decisions and policies working towards them not against them

[employee comments goal]

Learn to make promises and keep them in order to avoid losing one's own credibility, dependability, and integrity

Show willingness to lend a hand on occasion, share one's knowledge and expertise with others and work together for the good of the company

[employee comments goal]

Make sure to do things early enough and refrain from blaming others when one is unable to meet deadlines

Regularly check the progress of the project at hand and communicate its status to the recipient

[employee comments goal]

Track how much time one spends on each task in order to identify tasks that take more time that needed

Put consistent effort into accomplishing own goals and try as much as possible to prevent own output from slipping

[employee comments goal]

Simulate processes and observe processes in action in order to identify points at which improvements can be made

Constantly gather more knowledge to assist in modeling processes to make them work as expected

[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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