First Line Supervisor Test
The first line supervisors have to manage the labor in order to meet production targets. They need to possess good managerial and administrative skills. They need to deal with a wide range of skill sets within a production climate. This includes, but is not limited to assemblers, machinists, maintenance, material handlers and team/group leaders.
Their key tasks include:
Monitor the quality of the employees’ work and provide any needed assistance in order to ensure quality products and safety of the employees.
Assure proper management of all production shifts and employees.
Coordinate manufacturing needs with other departments and provides support to other departments in attaining of the company’s mission of customer satisfaction.
Assure that the needed training is provided to employees.
Assure the effectiveness and accuracy of equipment and tooling used in the manufacturing operation. Assist in diagnosing equipment and tooling malfunctions. Expedite and coordinate repairs and/or replacement with department and plant maintenance and engineering groups.
Anticipate production problems (i.e. material outages, equipment malfunctions), and where feasible, develop and implement preventive action to offset a loss of production and/or poor quality production.
Provide inputs regarding cost reductions, work simplification, production scheduling, labor planning, and process improvement.
KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
PLANNING AND COORDINATING - Abstract Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude
CRITICAL THINKING - Logical Reasoning
STRONG COMMUNICATION AND PRESENTATION SKILLS - Verbal Ability and Verbal Reasoning
Verbal ability is essential because grammar and vocabulary is a prerequisite for good spoken and written English.
Reading comprehension indicates an ability to comprehend and reason with the concepts on a written page.
Quantitative ability will indicate analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.
Logical Reasoning is assessed through
• Cause /Effect and
• Statement/Fact questions
These questions will indicate the quality of deductive reasoning and inductive reasoning which contribute to Critical thinking ability.
Abstract reasoning will indicate the ability to think clearly, identify logical patterns, learn new skills and solve complex problems. It is an indicator of fluid intelligence and shows an ability to strategize.
Test Details: 59 Questions 75 minutes
Verbal Ability - 10 Questions 10 minutes
Verbal Reasoning - 08 Questions 12 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude - 10 Questions 10 minutes
Logical Reasoning - 08 Questions 13 minutes
Abstract Reasoning - 08 Questions 13 minutes
Mechanical Aptitude - 15 Questions 17 minutes