Archive for the ‘Validation News’ Category

Consumer Products Company

February 15, 2013

The HR Manager at a consumer products company in Pennsylvania contacted Dr. Robert Lofgren to develop knowledge and skill measures for the Mechanical Technician 2. A test for Mechanical Technician was originally developed in 2001 and updated in 2005.

Electrical Contractors Association

November 15, 2012

The Training Director at an electrical contractors association in California contracted us to evaluate knowledge and skill measures for the Electrician Apprentice.

Cereal and Snacks Processing Company

November 15, 2012

At a snack producer in Georgia, the Human Resources Manager asked us to review their Maintenance Mechanic position and update a previous validation study. A hands-on measure was also validated for this position.

Bedding Company

October 15, 2012

We worked with the Director of Talent Management to develop and validate a test for Maintenance Mechanic at a bedding company for use in all locations across the corporation. Company job experts were able to select items from the Ramsay Corporation database of over 20,000 questions to help identify skills gaps in their current maintenance workforce. The tests are administered online with immediate scoring and diagnostic reports available.

Cereal and Snacks Company

September 15, 2012

At a cereal and snacks company, the Senior Maintenance & Reliability Manager contracted with us to evaluate and validate tests for Packing Floor Mechanic and Electrician/Mechanic. We conducted item analyses on earlier versions of tests and used those data and input from job experts to revise the tests for use at the Georgia facility.

The Human Resources Generalist at a cereal and snacks company in California asked us to review Ramsay Corporation tests with job experts for three levels of Maintenance Mechanic. Job relatedness was determined, the tests were revised and validated for use at this specific facility.

At a cereal and snacks company in NJ, the Human Resources Manager asked us to validate a hands-on measure for their Maintenance Mechanic position as a complement to the multiple-choice assessment validation that we updated in 2011.

Laminate and Solid Surface Manufacturer

August 15, 2012

We validated a test for the Operator Job Family at a laminate and solid surface manufacturer. We worked with the Human Resources Generalist to complete this study. The test measures basic skills necessary to perform the job.

Healthcare Products Company

August 15, 2012

For a healthcare products producer in Missouri we studied the job duties of Electrician and Pipefitter. We validated Electrician (Chemical) and Pipefitter tests for their use in the job selection process.

Manufacturer of Superabrasive Materials

July 15, 2012

At a Manufacturer of Superabrasive Materials in Ohio, the Human Resources Generalist engaged our services to validate a pre-employment assessment for their Electronics & Instrumentation Associate.

Motorcycle Manufacturer

June 15, 2012

We validated a Performance Assignment for Production Technician II – Weld & Polish at a facility of a leading Motorcycle Manufacturing Company.

Bearing Manufacturer

June 15, 2012

At a bearing manufacturer in Ohio, the Training and Development Manager contacted us to request an evaluation of the jobs of Vertical Caster Operator, Front End Controller, Back End Controller, and Intermediate Finishing Line Finisher/IFL NDT Operator. During our meetings, the job experts reviewed and revised tests to measure technical ability as well as other important skills.


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