Is Power Transmission/Motion Control Right for Me?

Are you interested in how things are made, how machines work or the fascinating things people invent?

Does this describe you?
  • A half-hour conversation about replacement parts for my mountain bike is a good time.
  • I am the go-to person when it’s time to assemble something from a box.
  • I am both a hands-on problem solver and a people person.
If yes, then you're the perfect candidate for a job in power transmission/motion control!

Lots of People Work in Power Transmission/Motion Control:

How'd they do it? Learn about some current leaders' early career paths and what they like about industrial distribution.

There are many opportunities for women in the field of industrial distribution.  Check out what women in the field have to say about their jobs.

Industrial distribution employs more than 3.3 million people in every state and province across the United States and Canada. Not only are there millions of jobs in the power transmission/motion control field of industrial distribution, these jobs offer interesting challenges, competitive pay, safe and stable working conditions and countless career paths. More than one million of those jobs are in business-to-business sales positions—providing solutions, building relationships, offering products and valuable services to industrial customers.

The more than 80,000 industrial distribution companies contribute almost 6 percent to the U.S. and Canadian GDP.

These big numbers describe a business sector that is a critical link in industry—supplying industry with the parts, products, services and solutions needed to serve the consumer and drive the economy.

You may not have noticed industrial distributors in your community because they don't serve the general public or the retail customer. But, power transmission/motion control industrial distributors are there, employing people and serving industry.


Sound good to you? Get started on your career in industrial distribution! Visit the job board and post your resume. It’s free!

Industrial distributors help people every day.