Top-Rated Manufacturing Skills Tests

The Statistics Speak for Themselves

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In a survey conducted by Accenture, 75% of executives say there is a shortage of skilled workers and 61% say they find it difficult to find employees with the right experience.

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According to a recent study released by the Manufacturing Institute, it takes an average of 70 days to hire a qualified manufacturing employee.

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation reports that unfilled manufacturing positions can result in an 11% loss in annual revenue.

Top Skills and Abilities to Look for in Manufacturing Professionals

Use eSkill’s manufacturing skills tests to evaluate mechanical aptitude, reading and math comprehension, equipment operation, and other abilities needed in a warehouse/light industrial environment.

Mechanical Aptitude

Can apply technical concepts in a practical environment and understand and apply industry knowledge and principles to solve problems.

English and Math Comprehension

Ability to read, understand and carry out instructions correctly, interpret blueprints and graphs and comprehend basic industrial math such as units, dimensions, and numerical sequences.

Attention to Detail

Understanding of the importance of quality control, adherence to production and shipping schedules, and compliance with workplace safety regulations and procedures.

Manufacturing Skills Tests You Should Use

Standard Job-Based Tests: Includes Machinist, Welder, Product Assembly, Shipping & Distribution, Manufacturing Supervisor, and more.

Standard Subject-Based Tests: Includes Assembly Skills, Machining Skills, Metalworking Skills, Electrical Skills, Hazardous Materials Handling Skills, and more.

Customize From Over 800 Modular Subjects: Create a multi-subject test in seconds by hand-picking your favorite topics and questions such as Mechanical Aptitude, Following Instructions, Basic Industrial Math, Safety Procedures, and more.

Simulations: Determine if candidates can do a job by asking them to complete realistic simulations such as Multitasking, Chat, Word and Excel. We can also create custom simulations on request.

Situational Judgement Tests (SJT): Assess candidates’ Job Fit for a position and determine whether they will succeed in your corporate culture using Customer Service, Sales, Remote Leadership and Change Management SJTs.

Upload Your Own Content: Create industrial assessments using your own content and questions and use eSkill Author to customize them.

Manufacturing Clients

Islam Naguib

Recruitment Officer


“At LG Electronics, we believe that pre-employment assessment is now a must-have to ensure that each shortlisted candidate possesses the required skills necessary for the post. So we researched the various products on the market, and chose eSkill. eSkill is a comparatively powerful assessment tool that helped us in assessing & comparing candidates’ skills to select the best one.”

Carrie Whetzel


General Electric

“eSkill is a user-friendly system for our applicants, and the feedback I have received from some of them is that it helps them learn more about what we are looking for in prospective employees.”

Erika Montemayor

Assistant Training Manager/NCCER Administrator

JV Industrial

“eSkill gives us affordable, customizable tests that can be accessed from any office at any time. And the customer service is great! I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for pre-employment testing”

Why Choose eSkill Pre-Employment Assessments?

  • eSkill makes assessing manufacturing candidates’ job skills, psychological fit, and interview presentation easy and saves you time.
  • JV Industrial, CEL, and hundreds of other companies use eSkill’s manufacturing skills tests. Learn why.
  • Include Video Interview questions in your assessments for a seamless, complete candidate evaluation experience.
  • Select from over 800 standard tests, or easily customize tests from thousands of topics relevant to your job or training requirements.
  • eSkill will help you hire better-qualified manufacturing and industrial workers more quickly with defensible compliance.

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