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New Business Development Manager - SimpliPhi (TX)

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Our Energy Storage Solutions division (SimpliPhi Power) is adding a New Business Development Manager for the Texas territory. This is a remote position and can be located anywhere in the territory. SimpliPhi seeks hands-on energetic, dedicated people with diverse backgrounds, and industry experience to join our lean, world-class team to redefine and build the future of energy.


At SimpliPhi Power, we constantly strive to know what matters – to our customers, their families, to communities and enterprises globally – and to make a difference.  We want to find out what the customer’s pain points are in their relationship to energy – and their story - and solve them. Because their pain points and stories belong to all of us. Our products and services are an extension of the customers life story, creating solutions to solve real-world problems.  Our values, vision and mission provide direction for everything we do.  Be a part of the solution and join our global team!

Position Description

Plans, develops and identifies new business opportunities to build or expand profitable sales of applicable products in an assigned area of responsibility.  Defines, plans and executes short and long term strategic goals, builds key customer relationships, negotiates and closes business deals.  Maintains extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Develops, implements and maintains a business plan to prospect new clients in conjunction with sales and marketing  
  2. Creates and presents sales and marketing programs that cultivate opportunities and secures orders
  3. Collects, analyzes and compares pertinent data from target markets and makes proposals/recommendations to key stakeholders
  4. Interfaces with leaders and support personnel in sales and marketing to implement company sales programs
  5. Develops and achieves a growth strategy focused on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  6. Controls selling costs through effective management and expense control
  7. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Proven ability to develop new business plans
  • Ability to analyze sales trends to identify alternatives that will maximize sales opportunities
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse groups of people
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize multiple projects and business demands
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • At least five years sales and/or customer service experience
  • Experience in and understanding of the renewable energy industry
  • Strong technical sales background

Physical & Environmental Requirements

May require travel of a scheduled or urgent nature to review applications, discuss problems, visit suppliers / customers, trade shows, etc.
Valid Drivers License
Domestic and/or International travel as required up to 80%

On a mission to create universal access to safe, reliable, and affordable energy, SimpliPhi Power designs and manufactures highly efficient, durable, cobalt-free energy storage and management systems that have been deployed in over 40 countries. Based in Oxnard, California, SimpliPhi combines non-hazardous lithium ferro phosphate (LFP) chemistry with innovative manufacturing materials and processes, advanced engineering, power electronics, and Battery Management Systems (BMS) to provide flexible and scalable on-demand power solutions for residential, commercial, industrial, military, emergency response and humanitarian applications.


Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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