I am working with some colleagues on an Appraisal System for our company - a control systems company. This new system includes Annual Appraisals and Project Management - we are piloting the system and our HR department advised employees to go to the system and enter in relevant Project Details so our system would have accurate and relevant Project Data for the employees.
One engineer may typically work on a Project for around 6-7 months, so the job is not a big thing for them.
However, when I was looking into who hadn't submitted these items, I noticed a lot of those individuals were Apprentices and Shop Floor workers etc. These cases present a problem for a few reasons:
- Shop Floor staff all have user accounts, but share computers, usually around 10-20 people per computer, and are mainly used for stock taking or filling in time-sheet information;
- Shop Floor staff are much more fluid in the transitions between projects, whilst I myself may not work on more than 2-3 projects a year, a shop floor worker may be working on many projects at the same time.
So I was trying to figure out a way to collect the Project Information from these shop floor staff employees with reasonable accuracy and without interrupting the shop floor work too much - they are very busy people!
However, I am unsure of how to go about this, I need the following information from people regarding:
- Contract Number
- Role within the Project
- Duration of involvement including start and end dates
- Whether they worked full time or part time
So if anyone has any good techniques for this or has encountered a similar problem, I would be very appreciative of any insight/advice.