Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a supply chain manager, sustainability and energy.

A Supply Chain Manager, Sustainability and Energy primary responsibility is to coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution and financial management of the company. He/she is tasked with ensuring that costs are cut down and high level of efficiency is achieved. He/she examines and comes up with sustainable process to streamline distribution needs.

Other than that he/she can perform duties such as; reviewing and updating supply chain procedures, develop financial forecasts, negotiating prices of products with supplier and vendors, develop and implement new supply chain activities, appraise vendor manufacturing ability through performing experiments and monitoring and analyzing supplier performance to ensure targets are met.

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 prepare and research well on the topic before delivering the content.

To learn to deliver a summarized speech while capturing all the key intended points.

[employee comments goal]

Search for data that sheds some light on the issue at hand and ask for help to evaluate the objectivity and completeness of the data

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 employee empowerment to inspire people to perform to the best of their ability

Develop rapport building, questioning and listening skills to ensure open communication in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Spend time with loved ones, talk to them and enjoy their company

Regularly attend training on emotion management aimed at creating positive emotion management behavior

[employee comments goal]

Find ways to manage and release stress outside of work through talking to friends, exercises, meditation and other hobbies

Learn how to tailor an interaction with each person at work based on their position in the company, personality, and cultural orientation

[employee comments goal]

Take a short break between projects in order to keep one's brain sharp and willing to focus on the smaller details

Come up with a schedule that includes work, play and rest in order to avoid feeling fatigued, hyperactive or restless while working on tasks

[employee comments goal]

Take new projects or classes that will help grow one's skills and help find happiness in one's job

Stop gossiping and minimize one's time with people that one does not resonate with in order to create a pleasant working environment

[employee comments goal]

Understand how to coordinate a project, implement, and test it in order to deliver a product that produces an effective working system

Know the team's strengths and weaknesses and encourage the members to support and complement each other

[employee comments goal]

Recognize and reward team members for producing quality work in order to make them feel appreciated and encouraged to continue delivering quality results and increasing their productivity

Do research on ways that could help improve the quality of own work and implement these ways

[employee comments goal]

Avoid falling prey to naysayers and believe in the business venture

Put more effort in analyzing situations, conduct research, compile data, and make conclusions based on facts obtained from the research

[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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