Business Development Manager - Safety Instrumentation

Houston, Texas Permanent USD130,000 - USD140,000 per year
  • Join an innovative industry leader in the Electronics Manufacturing space
  • Competitive salary & full benefits | join a strong leadership team

About Our Client

My client is a leading provider and manufacturer of a wide variety of Intrinsically Safe products. They serve a range of industries and their products meet the specifications of international standards. Safety, performance, reliability and product documentation are their basic principles of product Quality.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the company's commercial strategy and achieve the expected sales and turnover targets, satisfying customer requests within the limits of business process efficiency.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key clients, understanding their business needs and objectives.
  • Prepare an area plan, guiding agencies in the Houston area to achieve the objectives and market shares defined, acquiring new customers, inserting new agencies in the areas that require it.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for key accounts, addressing any inquiries, concerns, or requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including sales, marketing, and product development, to develop customized solutions and strategies that meet the needs of key clients.
  • Identify new business opportunities within existing accounts and pursue upselling or cross-selling opportunities to maximize revenue.
  • Prepare and deliver regular business reviews and performance reports to key clients, highlighting achievements, challenges, and areas for improvement.
  • Monitor market trends, competitor activities, and industry developments to identify potential threats or opportunities within key accounts.
  • Develop and implement account plans and strategies to achieve sales targets and objectives.
  • Negotiate contracts, pricing, and terms with key clients, ensuring mutual benefit and long-term partnerships.
  • Stay updated on product knowledge and industry trends to effectively communicate value propositions and address client needs.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical or Electronics), or Bachelor's in Science (Business) with at least 3 years of Safety Industry experience.
  • Proven experience in key account management or sales, preferably in the Safety Instrumentation industry].
  • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable presenting to C-Suite & Leadership professionals.
  • Proficiency in CRM software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

What's on Offer

Why Join Us:

  • Competitve base salary
  • 25% bonus structure at 100% of Goal
  • Full Benefits (Health Insurance, Vision, Dental)
  • IRA with up to 3% company match
  • Car Allowance $1000 monthly
  • Corporate Credit Card: Travel & Incidental
  • PTO 3 Weeks

My client offers a collaborative work environment where employees are encouraged to innovate, work together, and grow. As a key member of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact early on and directly contribute to the success and growth of the company. We offer competitive compensation packages, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for professional development and advancement.

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New Business Development
Industrial / Manufacturing
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