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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

more than 370 power transmission/motion control distribution and manufacturing companies, representing over $16 billion in product sales.

Skills Sets and Training for PT/MC Distribution Employees

Product Specialist


Learn more about the Product Specialist Job Description and Salary Range.

Customer Service Skills

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

Sales Skills

  • Monitoring marketplace to identify business opportunities
  • Delivers superior customer service
  • Effective meeting facilitation skills

Product & Technical Knowledge Skills

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

General Skills/Qualities

  • Judgment & decision-making skills
  • Problem-solving & analytical ability
  • Multi-tasking
  • Time management skills
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Business math skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Understands product numbers & alpha/numeric codes
  • Ethical standards
  • Professional demeanor

Computer Skills

  • Basic computer/keyboarding skills
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of MS Access