Extruder Operator Test

Hire extruder, wire mill, and plastics extrusion operators with confidence using our pre-employment personality and aptitude test.

Pre-Employment Test

Purpose: This online aptitude and personality test for extruder operators (and extrusion mechanics, wire mill operators, plastic extruder operators) will help you identify candidates with the mechanical sense to work safely around complex manufacturing equipment, the ability to learn from training classes and on-the-job experience, and the skill to spot defects in extruded products. In addition, the test determines if the extruder operator candidate is easy to get along with, works cooperatively with others on the team, behaves in a stable and dependable manner, and works hard.

About the Test: This test battery has 4 parts and takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

  • An untimed personality assessment
  • A  15 minute timed math for industry test (about 8th grade level of competency)
  • A 20 minute timed mechanical reasoning test
  • A 6 minute timed visual inspection test.

What the Report Gives You: a graphical display of scores of areas covered, and suggested interview questions.

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

Options: Contact us to learn how we can customize the test content for your hiring process or the way information is presented in the report to meet your specifications.

Sample Personality Item:

For the statement 
on the left
I feel very strongly about it
I feel it describes me most of the time
I can’t decide between the two statements
I feel it describes me most of the time
I feel very strongly about it
For the statement 
on the right
I put forth a great deal of effort at work because my real passion is my career.
I come to work and do what is asked of me, but my real enjoyment in life is when I go home.
Sample Question for Math for Industry Test

What is the weight of a case of 10 mufflers if each muffler weighs 32 pounds?

(A) 320 (B) 32 (C) 3200 (D) 10 (E) None of the above

Sample Question for Mechanical Reasoning Test

Which system will allow the 50 lb. crate to be picked up with the least effort?

(A) System A
(B) System B

Sample Question for Visual Inspection Test

In the example below, the respondent’s task is to look at each drawing and determine which one has a defect.

(Sample questions differ from actual test appearance and do not contain real test content.)

The Extruder Operator Test Evaluates:

Talents Evaluated in the Extruder Operator Test


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