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Mechanical Reasoning

Mechanical Reasoning

Evaluates mechanical reasoning, knowledge of thermodynamics, understanding of simple machines, and problem-solving abilities in a mechanical context.

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Type
Hard skills
Time
10 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English

Mechanical Reasoning test: Sharpening your team's technical edge

This test is specifically designed to analyze and evaluate candidates' prowess in mechanical reasoning and knowledge. With a focus on practical applications and problem-solving skills in mechanical contexts, this test is your ideal tool to ensure that recruits possess the critical skills needed for success in engineering and technical roles.

Unique features of the Mechanical Reasoning assessment

  • Comprehensive skill evaluation: Explores a wide range of mechanical concepts, from basic to complex, ensuring a thorough assessment.
  • Real-world application: Focuses on practical problem-solving, mirroring real-world challenges in mechanical reasoning.
  • Expert-designed: Developed with input from seasoned mechanical engineers, guaranteeing the relevance and accuracy of the test content.
  • Efficient screening tool: Engineered to provide quick yet insightful evaluations, perfect for streamlining the hiring process.
  • Candidate-friendly: Presents challenges in an engaging manner, enhancing the assessment experience for test-takers.

Topics covered in the Mechanical Reasoning pre-screening

This mechanical reasoning candidate screening test examines candidates' understanding and skills in the following key areas:

  • Vernier caliper usage: Assesses proficiency in precision measurement tools.
  • Four-stroke engine operations: Evaluates knowledge of essential mechanical engine functions.
  • Thermodynamics laws: Tests understanding of energy transformations and its applications.
  • Mechanical stress: Examines awareness of forces and their effects on materials.
  • Efficient simple machines: Focuses on understanding of mechanical advantage and efficiency.
  • Unbalanced forces: Evaluates ability to solve problems involving force dynamics.
  • Thermal conductivity: Assesses understanding of heat transfer methods and materials.
  • Ball bearing applications: Tests knowledge on reducing friction in mechanical systems.
  • Thermal expansion effects: Evaluates the implications of material expansion under heat.
  • Viscosity changes: Understands the influence of temperature on fluid viscosity.

Best use of the Mechanical Reasoning assessment

This test is particularly suited for evaluating talent in the following roles:

  • Mechanical engineers: Crucial for assessing essential knowledge and problem-solving skills in designing and analyzing mechanical systems.
  • Automotive engineers: Perfect for understanding candidates' aptitude in engine mechanics, thermodynamics, and overall vehicle dynamics.
  • Aerospace engineers: Offers insights into candidates' understanding of forces, material stress, and thermal effects, critical in aerospace applications.
  • Technical sales engineers: Evaluates the technical knowledge required to explain and sell engineering products effectively.
  • Manufacturing technicians: Ideal for gauging practical skills in machine operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

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Director of Recruitment and Outreach

Prem Kumar

Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment & Employer Branding

Alex Anderson

Learning & Development Specialist

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Head of Talent Acquisition

Matthias Schmeisser

Global Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Charlie Boyle

Senior Lead, Talent Acquisition Policy, Operations & Technology

Janna Karwaski

Senior Director of Workforce Optimization