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Business Development Manager - Government and Commercial R & D Programs

Precision Combustion, Inc
North Haven, CT
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Who We Are

Precision Combustion, Inc, is a privately held research and development company based in North Haven, CT since 1986. Our company is comprised of some of the best scientists and engineers in the business who work together in creating and developing an ever-growing and evolving portfolio of new energy, environmental and material technologies. Some of our efforts and breakthroughs have made tremendous impacts with the likes of NASA and the Department of Defense to name a few. In addition, PCI also develops, manufactures, and markets catalytic components and systems for clean and efficient combustion, power generation, chemical manufacturing applications, and emission control.

We are a company that embraces an entrepreneurial and pioneering spirit while always in search of like-minded people who have bold, fresh ideas, courage, pure intellectual curiosity, and a thirst for knowledge. We have also built a diverse and cognitive culture among our community that encourages and welcomes the “bringing your whole self to work approach.” This attitude is one where we believe that nothing is impossible when we all work together. Making the impossible possible is what we do and do very well! Employees at PCI are not only a part of our history, but they’re also continuing to help us make more of it, while having fun along the way.

The Opportunity

As a key member of our business development team, interacting with our technology team, you will help lead government, military, and related business development from new technology product creation through product development and into successful market entry. In addition, you will create and win new funding opportunities through both government (SBIR/STTR, BAA, etc.) and industrial (R&D contracts, JDA, license agreements, etc.) channels. You will have complete support from across the PCI team.


The Successful Applicant will

Be a business professional who will work closely with our technology leaders, top management, and other business development team members including the President, Vice President of Research & Engineering, and the Director of Marketing and Business Development. In this role, we will also look to you to strengthen and build current opportunities, as well as create new opportunities and paths for success. The candidate of choice will be a visionary who is comfortable working both strategically and tactically while demonstrating their combined initiative, vision, sales insight, commitment to excellence, with the drive, determination and will to win.

The successful candidate will be expected to utilize their prior business development success in selling early concepts through implemented solutions to the military to create new opportunities for PCI. We value and welcome diversified technology business development experience in additional areas such as: automotive, power generation, environmental, chemical processing, and aerospace. The successful candidate should have an engineering or science background, strong marketing skills, a passion for chemical/mechanical technology, along with experience and a proven track record of bringing new technologies to market. This position is based at our North Haven, CT facility which currently operates with masking, distancing, and other safety protocols. Proof of full vaccination is required upon start of employment.

What You Will Do

As the Business Development Manager, you will lead innovative product concept evolution, transition paths and market entry strategies. As a key member of our management team, you will develop strategies, tactical plans for carrying out strategies, make decisions to act supporting technology/product advance to successful market entry. The BDM will identify, develop, and win new business opportunities supporting our advancing technology and product development. In addition to developing new relationships with potential customers to help advance our opportunities, the BDM will continue to maintain and enhance existing relationships with all of PCI’s client base. You will also provide sales leadership for compelling proposals, winning R&D commercialization funding from government and prime contractor/industrial customers via creating and communicating win themes, obtaining written partner support, and writing compelling commercialization plans.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS degree in engineering/science is required; minor in marketing/business or an MBA is a plus.
  • Experience selling and evolving military technology concepts before they become products, together with insights into military markets and applications required.
  • Business development experience along with a successful track record in tech development for military applications, with experience in energy, power generation, environmental, chemicals processing, automotive, and/or aerospace is also helpful. Prior U.S. security clearance a plus.
  • Technology business development experience in an industrial or university setting.
  • Experience in negotiating and closing business agreements (NDA, MOUs, MOAs, JDA, contracts).

This position requires US Citizenship


What PCI Offers You

At Precision Combustion, Inc, you’ll find cohesive teams and a culture that promotes open communication and support. We also recognize that we are a team made up of individual contributors with full lives that extend beyond the workday. Our policies and benefits are crafted with our employees in mind.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary and benefits platform (medical/dental/vision; STD/LTD, Life Insurance and more).
  • 401(k) with company match.
  • Paid Time Off including Vacation, 10 paid Holidays, Personal/Sick Days and Parental Leave.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Growth and Development opportunities.
  • More information can be found on our Career page.

If you have been looking for an organization to contribute and grow with, an organization which has the kind of “Career Defining” opportunity that can enhance and drive your career, we hope you will consider joining our team at PCI.

For more information, please visit our website at:


Precision Combustion, Inc

North Haven, CT



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