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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

comprised of companies that distribute and manufacture the components that keep your world running smoothly.

Skills Sets and Training for PT/MC Distribution Employees

Warehouse Supervisor/Manager Skills

Learn more about the Warehouse Supervisor/Manager Job Description and Salary Range.

Customer Service Skills

  • Excellent listening skills
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Effective written communication skills

Operation Management Skills

  • Ability to manage inventory, including auditing, forecasting and planning
  • Managing warehouse design & facilities
  • Implementing & maintaining safety initiatives
  • Operates forklift in compliance with OSHA requirements
  • Knowledge of logistics (carriers, shipping policies & procedures)
  • Knowledge of DOT rules & regulations
  • Lean principles

Sales Skills

  • Effective meeting facilitation skills

Human Resources Management Skills

  • Compliance with all employment laws, regulations & company policies (including sexual harassment)
  • Hiring, developing and performance management

Product & Technical Knowledge Skills

  • Technical expertise & knowledge of company products
  • Ability to read basic catalog drawings & blueprints

General Skills/Qualities

  • Leadership, motivation, supervisory & managerial skills
  • Judgment & decision-making skills
  • Problem-solving & analytical ability
  • Multi-tasking
  • Strong project management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Business math skills
  • Understands product numbers & alpha/numeric codes
  • Ethical standards

Computer Skills

  • Basic knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of distribution software
  • Knowledge of inventory/warehouse management software