Regional Sales Manager (m/w/d) homebased - for the region France & North Africa

Date:  Jun 30, 2024
Division:  X-Ray Systems (40000005)

Hamburg, DE

Requisition ID:  799


We make the invisible visible. Because we build the systems that help companies see into the depths of their products.

We are Comet Yxlon, the world's leading supplier of industrial X-ray inspection and CT (computed tomography) systems for materials testing and analysis.


We build machines for inspection tasks in a wide range of industries, such as the automotive, aerospace, electronics and research & development industries. Thanks to our many years of experience and innovative spirit, we have gained the trust of renowned manufacturers. With Philips as its origin, YXLON was founded in 1998 and has been part of COMET AG since 2007. We are proud to be part of the global COMET family.


To be successful, however, we not only need people who develop, design and manufacture these machines, but also people who help make everything around them work. That is why we are looking for support for our Sales department:


What can you expect?

  • Responsibility for sales volume and sales for France and North Africa
  • Increase sales volume and revenue and achieve sales targets in the region
  • Support in the formulation of local sales and marketing strategies: Expanding existing market relationships and identifying and acquiring new customers in the region, as well as establishing contacts and developing close relaltionships
  • Contract negotiation, coordination of pricing and preparation of quotations
  • Contract review after receipt of order and execution of commercial feasibility study
  • Market observation and analysis of relevant market information/trends
  • Participate in the preparation of short- and long-term sales forecasts, order entry planning through CRM software
  • Providing application and product training and informing customers about the latest product developments
  • Reporting on regional sales activities including creation of visit reports Participation in trade fairs and conferences
  • Travel activity of approx. 80%


What are you bringing with you?

  • Bachelor or Master of Arts/Science in Completed studies in business administration, marketing or engineering or a comparable degree program
  • Professional Experience: Several years of relevant professional experience in sales, marketing, or business development
  • Strong commercial experience in sales of capital goods requiring explanation, with industrial X-ray/CT preferable
  • Fluent in French and English, other foreign languages are an advantage
  • Confident handling of MS-Office tools and CRM systems, SAP
  • High affinity for technology
  • Customer and results orientation
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to motivate with excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Place of residence: France, located in proximity of an airport


If you bring all or much of this with you, we will tell you what we can offer you:

  • We are dynamic and exciting: you will find yourself in a complex technical environment - from the design of systems to development and production - in an international context
  • You can learn a lot with us, as we are a small team and work closely together
  • You will find an open and team-oriented working culture with flat hierarchies
  • You will receive remuneration in line with the market and your performance
  • Your workplace is just as flexible as you are. There is a flexitime model without core hours. This enables you personally to achieve a better work-life balance. There is also the option of mobile working in consultation with the respective departments.
  • We are all on a first-name basis: whether management or production. Because we think this makes working easier and more collegial.
  • We provide free coffee in our tea kitchens, as well as water in every office. You are also welcome to help yourself to our fruit basket.
  • We offer you a parking space in the underground garage. You can also reach us easily by public transport directly from the Ochsenzoll subway station.


And the prospects for Comet Yxlon? They are very good! Because we want to continue to grow. Be a part of the future and enrich us with your ideas and impulses.

We've convinced you, haven't we? Then we look forward to receiving your complete online application via our career portal.


Comet Yxlon GmbH
Veronika Bienert 
Essener Bogen 15
22419 Hamburg
T +49 40 52729 0