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Sales & Marketing Manager

Ayase America, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA, United States
Employer Description

AYASE America, Inc. was established in the Silicon Valley in 2004. AYASE America, Inc., is a subsidiary of AYASE Co., Ltd.headquartered in Yokohama, Japan.Members of AYASE are composed of manufacturing, sales & marketing personnel, engineers, scientists and managers who have years of experiences in laser diodes and their applications. We have close partnerships with selected world-class manufacturers of laser diodes, laser modules, optics, motors, etc.

Job Description
  • Provide technical sales assistance to current and potential customers as well as provide engineering related support to Ayase sales team.
  • Apply consultative approach with customers to determine the correct product solution.
  • Apply accrued application knowledge to assist engineering and sales to develop responsive products and strategies that will lead to success.
  • Prepare detailed quotation and follow up to close sales
  • Prepare timely reports including forecast for territory or account assignments, as well as reports on customer activity and planning.
  • Support of company key accounts and product lines (possibly globally)
  • Provide technical information and explanations to customers and sales force
  • Sales activities such as answering e-mail and phone inquiries as well as develop new opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts
  • Support and exhibit at various industry trade shows.
  • Report to Executives in Japan
  • Prepare meeting materials for quarterly meeting with headquarter.
  • Travel domestically and internationally to visit customers and attend tradeshows.


*A competitive base salary is offered based on experience. Benefits are available such as medical, dental, vision insurance and a company supported retirement plan after agreed probation period. Remote work is available, prefer California residence but not limited. 

Job Requirements
  • 5+ years of technical sales experience in Photonics, preferably with semiconductor lasers, is required.
  • Strong semiconductor laser diode application knowledge
  • BS degree required, physics or optics is preferred and any advanced degree is a plus.
  • Work independently and self-motivated
  • Great communication skill, fluent in English and any other languages are plus
  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent residence in the U.S.
22 January 2024
22 March 2024
Bachelor's Degree
90000 – 120000
Manager / Supervisor
Optical Components, Lasers, Sensors