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General Sales Manager

Houston, TX 77024

Posted: 04/30/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Technical Sales Job Number: 23497 Pay Rate: $130,000-$160,000

Job Description

A fast-growing, award-winning European technology company is looking for a General Sales Manager to manage its branch and office in Texas. This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking professional with excellent selling & leading skills. Working closely with a team, the new leader will drive aggressive growth & profitability by developing effective business development strategies while representing the company brand and promoting safety & environment protection solutions.
Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • $130,000-$160,000 + Bonus
  • Car allowance
  • 4% towards 401K 

Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Responsible for the management of branch and office in Texas – other locations to be discussed.
  • Represent the company brand and developing the US market.
  • Lead a small team of BD representatives.
  • Open, develop, and retain relationships with key accounts in the industry, in particular oil and gas, chemistry, and power generation.
  • Maintain active sales acquisition with focus on opening, retaining, and developing Key Accounts.
  • Plan, organize, and implement marketing actions together with Head office.
  • Prepare offers, general sales administration.

  • BSc or MSc Engineering Degree (Technical/Instrumentation/Mechanical) or similar background with further education in Sales & Marketing preferred
  • Experience in hiring, developing, and working with channel partners in a similar industry
  • Leading skills - ability to lead, inspire, and motivate a team, providing clear direction and constructive feedback
  • Experience in Oil & Gas downstream market, petrochemical, refineries. 
  • Experience working in Europe is highly preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar position in an SMB, or start-up environment, selling CAPEX equipment, Non Destructive Testing (NDT), or similar goods like measuring devices
  • Ability to approach different client levels, doing presentations, and making on-site technical demos and trainings
  • Excellent communicator, multi-tasking skills, able to build relationships
  • Enthusiastic about promoting Safety and Environment protection solutions
  • Fluent in English; Spanish is a plus
  • Good computer skills; familiarity with CRM platforms
  • Willingness to travel in the US (30% - 50%) and from time to time abroad 

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

Meet Your Recruiter

Robert Fragoso
Senior Search Director - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in Engineering, Technical Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, Project Management Supply Chain, and IT.


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