pre-employment assessments for

Warehouse Positions

Find warehouse employees who are responsible, safety-minded and likely to stay on the job longer with our Warehouse Job Assessment Test.

We Know Warehouse Roles

Finding warehouse employees that enjoy the role, are safety-minded and will stay on the job longer is challenging in the best of times, let alone today’s hot job market.

We have deep experience helping our client partners identify candidates with the high impact traits that influence success and longevity in warehousing roles.


  • Stockers and Order Fillers
  • Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
  • Shipping, Receiving and Inventory Clerks
  • Loader
  • Merchandise pickup/receiving associate

Most companies have at least one rockstar in the warehouse. They are successful, tenured and raise morale just by showing up.

A HighMatch Job Analysis coupled with a Benchmark Study is a great way to identify the personality traits, cognitive abilities and skills that make them so successful. You can even apply that rockstar profile as a filter to your candidate pool.

Warehouse Job Functions

HighMatch’s Warehouse Job Assessment Test evaluates candidates for the aptitudes, traits and work skills necessary to improve your organization.

When assessing technical skills for warehouse positions, it’s important to keep the critical job functions in mind so you have an effective frame of reference of what to look for in a candidate.

Those Include:

  • Obtain merchandise from bins or shelves
  • Read orders to ascertain catalog numbers, sizes, colors, and quantities of merchandise
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms, warehouses, or storage yards
  • Store items in an orderly and accessible manner in warehouses, tool rooms, supply rooms, or other areas
  • Complete order receipts

What Makes a Rockstar Warehouse Employee?

We have helped a number of our clients identify high-quality warehousing candidates over the last two decades, and, as a result, we’ve developed an in-depth understanding of the personality traits, aptitudes and skills required for success in this role.


Personality Traits

  • Attention to Detail: Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Dependability: Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations
  • Cooperation: Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude
  • Integrity: Job requires being honest and ethical
  • Self Control: Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations


Aptitude Abilities

  • Logical Problem Solving: measures the ability to think through large, complex problems in a linear, step-by-step way.  It has direct bearing on an individual’s ability to weigh pros and cons of potential decisions, consider the consequences of potential courses of action, and choose the option that is most sensible
  • Spatial Visualization: the ability to hold, manipulate, and think about three dimensions. This ability has direct bearing on someone’s ability to work with physical/digital systems (both physical and digital) that have multiple parts and components that contribute to the overall system


Skill Tests

  • Basic Warehouse Knowledge: The Basic Warehouse Knowledge test is designed for general warehouse workers
  • Forklift Operation: The Forklift Operation test is appropriate for test takers who are currently operating forklifts or supervise those who operate forklifts
  • Pick/Pack: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of varying styles of Pick/Pack slips
  • Product Packaging: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s skills related to general product packagers
  • Shipping & Receiving: This test is designed to assess a test taker’s understanding of general knowledge of a Shipping and Receiving Clerk
  • Warehouse Safety & Inventory Management: This test assesses a test taker’s understanding of managing a warehouse with an emphasis on safety
  • Workplace Health and Safety: This assessment measures the knowledge of first aid, emergency safety measures, cleanliness and personal hygiene

Attract & Maintain Displaced Workers

When displacement forces thousands of workers across the U.S. out of work, new expectations, fears, and considerations are introduced into the job search and workplace.

Talent acquisition pros must understand the impacts of displacement in order to access this unique talent pool.


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HighMatch’s Warehouse
Job Assessment Test

HighMatch is a modern pre-employment assessment tool that identifies top talent, keeps strong candidates in your pipeline, and re-skills current employees.

Choose from either custom or packaged assessment based on the specific needs of your organization, and allow your candidates to benefit from an intuitive, mobile-first platform that works to build a holistic index of their capabilities.

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