Technical Sales Manager - X-ray Systems (SF Bay Area)

Date:  Mar 12, 2023
Division:  X-Ray Systems (40000005)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  7550

With our innovative product developments under the Comet and Yxlon brands, we are always challenging the limits of the physically possible. Our highly qualified experts work closely both with customers in Europe, the USA and Asia and with well-known research institutions worldwide. This leads to tailored solutions that generate lasting value-added for our customers and partners.


Our x-ray systems division designs and produces radioscopic and CT inspection systems for a broad variety of industrial applications and fields. Whether in the electronics, aviation and aerospace or automotive industry, our customers are among the largest manufacturers in the world – major enterprises that place their confidence in our outstanding quality.

The Technical Sales Manager will be based in the San Francisco Bay area.


What will you do?


  • Acquisition of projects and new customers as well as the support of selected target customers
  • Market and competition analysis
  • Development and implementation of strategic measures to increase sales
  • Carrying out product presentations and training


What are we looking for?

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Completed technical studies or comparable qualification
  • Several years of relevant professional experience in sales


Skills and Abilities:

  • Good combination of sales strength with high professional technical expertise
  • High degree of commitment, initiative and determination
  • High technical affinity and pleasure in selling products that require technical explanation
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Distinct teamwork
  • Customer and solution orientation
  • Assertiveness
  • Willingness to travel 60%


Compensation for this sales role is comprised of base salary and Sales Incentive Compensation ("commission").  The total target cash compensation for this role is approximately $195,000 to $215,000 annual. 


*Job summaries account for a range of qualifications, skills, and experience that can be considered.  We are committed to making fair and equitable job offers based on a number of factors including but not limited to the job scope, market conditions, and candidate skill level and depth of experience.

Why join us?

  • Collaborate with diverse international colleagues from all over the world for a successful listed multinational company headquartered in Switzerland.
  • Take on inspiring projects in a highly dynamic environment and thriving industry, which is growing globally in emerging and mature markets.
  • Attractive training and career opportunities in our global locations, as well as flexible work arrangements.



Comet Technologies USA Inc. offers an excellent and competitive compensation package; an excellent work environment; and a comprehensive benefit program (including medical, dental and vision care benefits), tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan, vacation and paid sick days.


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto