ADV Account Sales


Ota-ku, Tokyo, JP

Employment Type:  Permanent




Innovation, Efficiency and Ambition: this is what VAT has stood for over 50 years. 

With this passion, VAT has grown to become the leading international developer, manufacturer and supplier of high-performance high-end vacuum valves and vacuum sealing technology, employing over 2000 people worldwide.  The headquarters are located in Haag (Switzerland), the production centers in Switzerland, Malaysia, Romania and Taiwan. 





We are looking for experience Account Sales to take charge in developing sales opportunity by researching and identifying potential accounts through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails. A good communications skills is required for this role as you need to understand the customer needs and requirements and recommend the customer on appropriate product.


As an account sales, you will be acting as a liaison officer between the customers and sales operations. You will be responsible in administrating all quotes for sales and/ or services and submit sales forecast. This role required you to be efficient and proficient as dealing with high-volume request that may varies from quotes, applications assistance and resolving customer issues.


You will also be given the opportunity to work closely with cross-functional stakeholders across the company, channel partners and distributors to achieve operations excellence.


Your responsibilities include, but not limited to: 

  • Generate customer quotation
  • Manage customer sales forecast
  • Update customer price list
  • Manage customer-query via site visit, email and direct phone call.
  • Validate technical details to production office in Switzerland
  • Update contact report and opportunity on customer relationship management (CRM) 
  • Manage delivery schedules with production office in Switzerland and Malaysia, including negotiations to expedite the specific product.
  • Corroborate on environment requests and questionnaire (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (Rohs), ChemSHERPA, etc)
  • Provide product test report
  • Support contract, including purchasing agreement and non-disclosure agreement.


Minimum Qualification

  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Science/ Business Administration/ Economics
  • Technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Strong ability to influence others
  • Energetic and outgoing personality
  • Goal oriented work ethic and self-driven
  • Good command in Japanese and English


Preferred Qualification


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in direct sales
  • Experience in customer relationship management software (CRM/ SAP and etc)



VAT is an equal opportunity employer. We see ourselves as a responsible and far-sighted employer that offers not only jobs, but also career and personal development opportunities through various training programs. We recognize the value of employee diversity and provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified application that contributes to innovation, improves customer orientation and employee satisfaction. One-step in this direction is to ensure that people are recognized and fairly compensated for their contributions to the company. In 2021, VAT received the Fair-ON-Pay+ certificate as an acknowledgement for our commitment in ensuring equal pay for equal work between men and women.