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Komet USA LLC Reviews

Updated December 6, 2016
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  1. "Disttict Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District Sales Manager in Simi Valley, CA
    Current Employee - District Sales Manager in Simi Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Komet USA LLC full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great manager and resources to succeed. A lot of autonomy in sales decisions and the company wants you to succeed. You also have an inside sales rep to help you with your territory.

    Cons

    A lot of products that you need to learn and a lot of different pricing. Komet is still growing so there is not room for promotion yet.

    Advice to Management

    I do not have any advice for management. Great company to work for.


  2. "Awesome Job!!!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - District Manager
    Current Employee - District Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Komet USA LLC full-time

    Pros

    No micro managing, family oriented, pay is outstanding, benefits are even better. The upper management is beyond amazing and patient when teaching you the ropes. My favorite part of the job is that they dont just throw you out there and expect you succeed. They give you everything you need. The CEO and COO are amazing people that you connect with on a personal level which is rare for a company that large.

    Cons

    It is going to take you a while to learn the surplus of products Komet supplies. Just like any sales job the pressure is going to be on. Not really a whole lot of selling more like knowledge+the right timing= success.

    Advice to Management

    More positive motivation, hearing from upper management that your doing a great job and improving goes a long way.


  3. "Self-Determination Can Equal Success"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Komet USA LLC full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very, very laid back. You're recognized for doing great work and are encouraged to innovate. Must be able to prove that what you're doing has value for the entire Komet organization. In addition, you can not find a company that encourages a family-like atmosphere. Komet USA has gatherings for teams and their immediate families. They encourage a positive atmosphere while expecting great results. I never thought I'd be in a dental rotary company, but glad I am and am grateful for the great team I am able to work with. Benefits are really, really good - even compared to Fortune 100 companies. Work-life balance is amazing. If you get your work done, you can take care of pretty much anything reasonable outside of work.

    Cons

    Sometimes the leash is a little too long for some employees. There could be more sales-oriented training for the sales team - not just product training, but sales and the evolution through different channels in the marketplace today.

    Advice to Management

    Stay positive. Keep taking care of the team members, but also take measures when necessary to make changes. Hire for quality, not quantity. There's a strong potential for a world class sales, support, and marketing organization.


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  5. "Lies, lies, lies"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Komet USA LLC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Most of the Komet employees are nice people. The Germans are great, but the American management is not.

    Cons

    They lie about your income, they steal your hard work and then give your sales to "favored" employees ie the management and or the as.kissers, btw there are several of those.

    Advice to Management

    STOP lying, increase the base pay, fire the people who cheat the system. You know who actually works vs who gets their orders called in from their Outside Sales Representative. Treat hard workers fairly...fire the bottom feeders and backstabbing trolls.


  6. "They are a typical telemarket company to work with sales sales sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Komet USA LLC full-time

    Pros

    They do pay holidays and give some bonus'

    Cons

    There is a lot of pressure to meet goals and you feel like you might not have a job day to day should you miss your goals

    Advice to Management

    you can lead a horse to water but you cant make it drink so it is true of people and purchase


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Inside Sales"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome benefits friendly environment. Great culture.

    Cons

    Pay could be better. Still great company.


  8. Helpful (5)

    "Poor management, High turnover"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Rock Hill, SC
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Rock Hill, SC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Komet USA LLC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are great, paid time off is great, people are fun & friendly to work with for the most part, steady base salary, flexibility with pricing products for your customers, casual dress.

    Cons

    Base salary of $10/hr is way too low for what's expected, management argues constantly with each other, poor communication and earning structures, not enough sales training and continued education, an increase in quantity of calls and talk time vs. learning and demonstrating how QUALITY relationships should be built with customers.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees at better rates. Hire employees with the sole purpose to generate leads. Hire employees with the sole purpose to utilize social media marketing strategies. Hire employees with the sole purpose to take credit card payments. Listen & ask your employees what THEY think... or else you'll have a completely new group of employees every year. People are seeking new jobs currently. Everything is going down hill.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Inside Sales of rotary cutting instruments"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Rock Hill, SC
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Rock Hill, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Komet USA LLC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good coworkers, ample training, fun atmosphere. My coworkers were helpful and not competitive

    Cons

    low pay even at bonus threshold. Lots of cold calling. This is essentially a call center job. On the phone for 8 hours per day.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Fun place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Komet USA LLC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Quality products and fun environment

    Cons

    After initial training, there is no training at all.

    Advice to Management

    More training ... products and sales techniques.


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Good company, poor management"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rock Hill, SC
    Recommends

    Pros

    Many great employees, stable industry

    Cons

    Communication is practically non-existent, foreign ownership creates unique cultural problems, cliques among employees are prevalent, senior management clearly favors employees over others

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what your employees are telling you for once instead of thinking you know whats best