Want help writing objectives? Get my ‘quick start sheet’ packed full of typical example objectives from people just like you. Make sure you have SMART objectives, SMART goals and SMART targets. All you need to do is make any necessary modifications then just copy and paste them into your own objectives.
In production the emphasis is often on improving efficiency and reducing failure rates. You need to have specific figures in mind for this and also cascade these objectives down effectively. At the end of the examples there is an example cascade to show you what we mean. It’s not good simply cascading down ‘reduce failure rate’. People need to know what they personally have to do in order to contribute.
We’ve gathered together examples from Production Managers just like you and we’ve put them into this document – a ‘quick start sheet’.
All you need to do is make any necessary modifications then just copy and paste them into your own objectives.
You’ll find the badly written objectives together with what they should really look like and our explanation of how to do it.
Every single example is from a real client – you will recognize many of them.
- Specify, design & implement fault logging database
- Achieve 60% of available time on testing.
- Service Engineer Repair customer failed units / provide additional test resource as required.
- Production & test technician – Provide assistance to engineers / Preliminary testing & functionality testing of CV products
- Increase flexibility in the department
“Increase flexibility” could mean you start a Yoga class; “Specify, design and implement fault logging database” doesn’t immediately say your ultimate aim is fewer faults. By getting these objectives right you’ll find they are easier to achieve and you will be able to work more effectively.