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Extruder Operator Test

Measures mechanical sense, safety, learning ability, experience, defect spotting, etc.


Purpose: It will help you identify the person who has the mechanical sense to work safely around complex manufacturing equipment, the ability to learn from your training classes as well as on-the-job experience, be able to spot defects in extruded products, as well as be easy to get along with, work cooperatively with others on the team, behave in a stable and dependable manner, and work hard.

About the Test: This test battery has five separate aptitude tests and a personality inventory: (a) a 20 minute test of Mechanical Reasoning that evaluates people’s understand of basic mechanical / physical principles of everyday life, (2) a 15 minute test of typical Math problems (about 8th grade level of competency) encountered in industrial settings, (3) a 6 minute test of Visual Inspection Accuracy to evaluate people’s ability to spot small defects in extruded products, and a (4) a 84 question personality inventory. There are 42 minutes of actual testing time (without instructions) for the aptitude tests, then the personality portion will probably take another 15 minutes, so most people will require 75-90 minutes to complete this assessment.

What the Report Gives You: Graphical display of scores and Suggested Interview Questions.

Testing Process: Online testing provides immediate reporting. Proctoring is desirable but not required.

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