Account Executive (Bilingual - Japanese) - San Jose, California United States - 21019

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Job #: 21019
Title: Account Executive (Bilingual - Japanese)
Job Location: San Jose, California - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $80,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: $10,000 bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Immediate hire for global billion dollar client
Top of the line benefits and 401K package
Direct relationship to hiring authorities

Are you seeking a new opportunity to work for one of the world’s most admired and respected companies? Our client's sales & marketing team located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is looking for an Account Executive with skills and competency to manage and achieve planned sales revenue and order booking. If you are a successful sales professional with experience selling semiconductor, ultra high vacuum, or related equipment, and have a strong desire to work in an intellectually stimulating business environment, we would love to hear from you.


This position is bilingual and requires ALL CANDIDATES to speak both English and Japanese.

  • Manage existing customers and develop new customers by directly communicating with them to offer solutions through sales of our client’s products.  Negotiate, quote price, and close sales in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Achieve planned booking & revenue goals.
  • Work closely with sales, service and engineering teams in US, Japan, and other global locations to provide solutions to customers efficiently.
  • Interface directly with existing and new customers to provide solutions through product sales.  Explain product information, negotiate, quote prices, and close sales. 
  • Manage and oversee account activities. Coordinate with and mobilize sales, engineering, and service support teams to manage customers' needs.
  • Grow booking & revenue of semiconductor systems and vacuum components.  Lead commercial negotiations utilizing persuasive sales techniques.
  • Generate reports for internal team members on activities and updates at new and existing customers.


  • Requires high level of presentation, writing and verbal communication skills both in English and Japanese.
  • Bachelor's degree in technical, business, and/or marketing discipline is highly preferred with 3-5 years of related sales experience.
  • Job requires an understanding of sales principles and tactics, and ability to effectively interface with customers.
  • Min. 3 years of experience selling capital equipment or vacuum components in the semiconductor, digital storage device, or flat panel display industry is preferred.   Also considered are candidates with successful track record in high-technology industries such as IT, communications, electronics, robotics and automation, specialty materials, medical device, or aerospace.
  • Knowledge of vacuum technology and/or semiconductor market is a plus.
  • Must maintain a flexible work schedule.
  • Job may require up to 30% travel.