The purpose of this research is to know about the effect of the placement of employees' motivation and performance. In this study, the definition of placement is the placement based on the suitability of the knowledge, skill conformity, and conformity capabilities. Explanatory Research is a method used in this study, with data analysis using descriptive analysis and path analysis. The samples are 65 permanent employees of the company with data collection via questionnaires. The results showed that the variables significantly influence the suitability of knowledge work motivation and path coefficient of 0,246; suitability variables significantly influence motivation skills working with path coefficient of 0,439; suitability variables significantly influence the ability of motivation to work with path coefficient of 0,330; knowledge suitability variables significantly influence employee performance with a path coefficient of 0,258; suitability variables skills had no significant effect on the performance of employees with a path coefficient of -0,048; suitability variables significantly influence the ability of employee performance with a path coefficient of 0,324; and work motivation significantly influence employee performance with a path coefficient of 0,390.