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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

the leading association for the power transmission/motion control industrial distribution channel, bringing together distributors and manufacturers.

Skills Sets and Training for PT/MC Distribution Employees

Planner/Inventory Control Analyst (Specialist) Skills


Learn more about the Planner/Inventory Control Analyst (Specialist) Job Description and Salary Range.


Business Management Skills

  • Developing/Implementing business plans & goals

Customer Service Skills

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

Operation Management Skills

  • Ability to manage inventory, including auditing, forecasting & planning
  • Understand the basic inventory, warehousing & stocking procedures

Product & Technical Knowledge Skills

  • Technical expertise & knowledge of company products

General Skills/Qualities

  • Problem-solving & analytical ability
  • Multi-tasking
  • Strong project 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