Complete Skills Test Library for:

Manufacturing Roles

Our manufacturing skills test library helps hiring managers understand a candidate’s knowledge of the principals and terminology commonly found in the manufacturing sector.

HighMatch Manufacturing Skills Test Library

HighMatch’s Services team made up of industrial & organizational psychologists have identified a number of relevant role-based skill tests for candidates in manufacturing positions on prior experience with clients in the space.

Building Materials

  • Assembly and Matching: This test covers such skill sets as knowing the use of specific tools, assembling products, matching geometrical figures, as well as determining the knowledge of the tools or machinery to be used in a given job. This assessment also covers general areas of knowledge such as identifying different parts of industrial machinery and naming tools
  • Basic Ruler Reading: This test is designed to evaluate basic skills in the use of reading a standard ruler. Topics include reading measurements in quarters, halves, eighths, and sixteenths
  • Blueprint Basics: this assessment measures an individual’s understanding and knowledge of prints used in a construction setting. It utilizes portions of actual prints and illustrations
  • Forklift Operation: this test is appropriate for those who are currently operating forklifts or supervise those who operate forklifts. It tests for knowledge and skills used in safe operation
  • Lathe Operator: This test is designed to assess the skill level of a person in CNC Lathe operation
  • Project Management Fundamentals: this test is designed to assess the skill level of a Project Manager, and covers project startup, scope planning, schedule planning, budget planning, etc.
  • Masonry: this test is designed to verify the test taker’s general knowledge of masonry, including terminology, concrete masonry units, construction techniques, on site work and safety, and tools
  • Quality Assurance Inspection: this test covers knowledge of construction techniques, methods, and practices associated with the responsibilities of a commercial quality assurance inspector
  • Product Packaging: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s skills related to general product packagers
  • Rough and Finish Carpentry: this test is based on expertise gained in the field of finish carpentry. Common trade specific terms, techniques, tools, and mathematical problems are covered
  • Shop Math: this assessment covers such topics as adding numbers, converting decimals to fractions, determining dimensions, converting measurements, and fractions

Chemicals & Related Products

  • Assembly and Matching: This test covers such skill sets as knowing the use of specific tools, assembling products, matching geometrical figures, as well as determining the knowledge of the tools or machinery to be used in a given job. This assessment also covers general areas of knowledge such as identifying different parts of industrial machinery and naming tools
  • Chemical Engineering: this test that measures the conceptual knowledge of transport phenomena, chemical process engineering and technology, chemical process principles, and stoichiometry
  • Forklift Operation: this test is appropriate for those who are currently operating forklifts or supervise those who operate forklifts. It tests for knowledge and skills used in safe operation
  • Hazardous Material Handling: this test is based on four areas of concern often encountered in handling hazardous materials: identifying materials, labeling of materials, packaging and shipping
  • Sales Concepts: this assessment was created to assess the skill level of a sales representative. It can be used in any sales industry as it covers the basic skills needed to be successful in sales
  • Shop Math: this assessment covers such topics as adding numbers, converting decimals to fractions, determining dimensions, converting measurements, and fractions
  • Warehouse Safety and Inventory Management: this test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of managing a warehouse with an emphasis on safety

General Manufacturing

  • Basic Electronics: This test covers the general knowledge needed to work with electronics, inclduing print reading, component function, color coding and circuit identification, and soldering and welding techniques. This test is appropriate to administer to test takers with beginner or minimal electronics knowledge
  • Basic Industrial Math: The test is appropriate for individuals that have completed high school (or equivalent) and have at least one year of industrial work experience
  • Basic Industrial Skills: This test is composed of questions related to ethics and conduct, English knowledge, safety, and math. This test is geared towards individuals in industrial positions like basic warehousing, assembly line, and food production workers
  • Basic Injection Molding: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of techniques of injection molding as well as industry standards and work related terminology
  • Manufacturing Basics: This test assesses the working knowledge of a person in such areas as conventional machining, casting, forging, milling, lathes, and using plastics. This test covers the most often used processes to produce molds and casting for the manufacturing of parts and products
  • Metalworking Skills: This test is designed to measure the knowledge a machinist is required in order to perform his or her duties in today’s machine shop. It covers, mathematics, measuring tool use, machine shop procedures, blueprint reading, quality control and material science
  • Safety Indicator Assessment: This assessment focuses on a person’s likelihood to follow workplace safety procedures and avoid risky behaviors. This assessment can be used across industries
  • Safety in the Workplace: The test assesses a person’s knowledge of general safety, material handling and storage safety, machine safety, and powered industrial vehicles
  • Welding: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s general knowledge of MIG welding
  • Workplace Health and Safety: This test measures the knowledge of first aid, emergency safety measures, cleanliness and personal hygiene

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HighMatch Foundational Skills Tests

Certain skills are foundational to specific discipline, in that someone applying for a role needs to have some level of expertise in these skills as a baseline to even be considered qualified as a candidate. In manufacturing roles, these foundational skills include:

  • Basic Computer Literacy: This test is a simulation that measures knowledge of general computer terminology, processes, and applications and the ability to perform certain operations
  • Basic Office Skills: This test measures basic math and verbal skills. Topics include Basic Math (adding numbers, subtracting fractions), Business Math (business related word problems), Filing Skills (recognizing alphabetical order), Grammar, and Spelling
  • Following Written Instructions: test determines the skill level of a person in reading, assessing, and applying written instructions to administrative tasks
  • Microsoft Excel: Fast, mobile assessment that tests a candidate’s knowledge of the domains measured by the Microsoft MO-200 Excel 365/2019 Certification
  • Microsoft Word: Fast, mobile test that tests a candidate’s knowledge of the domains measured by the Microsoft MO-100 Word 365/2019 Certification
  • Office Grammar and Spelling: This test measures a person’s knowledge of spelling, sentence structure, punctuation, and word usage
  • Office Phone Etiquette: This test is designed to measure a test taker’s general use of the phone

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Customizable MS Office Testing

HighMatch’s suite of Microsoft Office skills tests are fully ADA / WCAG-2 compliant for accessibility and accommodation, is fully customizable and built from the ground up for mobile.

They feature SMS invitations and reminders, a mobile-optimized candidate experience and the ability to customize the questions, scoring and reporting to your specific needs.

Tests include:

These tests were written by expert technical writers with 20+ years of experience, including developing content directly for Microsoft, and have been rigorously tested by our in-house team of I/O psychologists with a large group of professional users.

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