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Associate Sourcing/Sourcing Specialist (Multiple Openings)

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Dominion Energy has three exciting opportunities on our Supply Chain Management team as either an Associate Sourcing Specialist or Sourcing Specialist, commensurate on selected candidate's skills. This position can be filled at our office in Richmond, VA (Innsbrook).

Associate Sourcing Specialist Duties:

Solicits quotes, technical documentation, and relevant terms and conditions.
Obtains standard materials and services from suppliers at the lowest cost, with consideration to quality, reliability, and need.
Negotiates, awards, and implements contracts and purchase orders
Communicates with field and project personnel, to evaluate compliance with purchase contracts. Resolves problems regarding material delivery, price discrepancies, quality issues, invoice discrepancies, and/or adjustment.
May perform other duties as assigned.

Sourcing Specialist Duties:


Conducts major spend analysis by supplier, commodity, or service. Identifies potential suppliers.
Develops and issues requests for proposal with complex pricing tables.
Analyzes supplier proposals, performs legal and insurance reviews, and performs net present value analysis.
Negotiates prices, delivery, insurance, performance, penalties, issue resolution, escalation, terms and conditions, and intellectual property agreements.
Identifies and obtains cost improvements for purchased materials and services from supplier, through negotiation and continuous management.
Develops and administers measurement tools on contract basis.
Performs trend analysis and identifies and implements process improvements.
Analyzes all cost and process aspects of assigned spend.
May lead cross-functional sourcing initiatives, including the development and implementation of complex sourcing strategies.
May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Associate Sourcing Specialist Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience: 
0 - 2 years related experience.  Specific knowledge, skills, abilities include:
•    General knowledge of business and contract law.
•    General knowledge of accounting principles and financial analysis.
•    General knowledge of materials and services delivery fulfillment processes.
•    Must possess a valid driver's license.
•    Good verbal, written, and presentation skills.
•    Effective influence, persuasion, and negotiation skills.
•    Analytical skills.
•    Project management skills.
•    Computer proficiency.
•    Forecasting and trend analysis skills.
•    Value and cost analysis skills.
•    Ability to apply analytical skills to diverse issues.
•    Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
•    Ability to use sound business judgment.
•    Ability to anticipate, understand, and respond to customer needs.
Sourcing Specialist Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience: 
In addition to the above Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience for an Associate Sourcing Specialist, the Sourcing Specialist must also have:
•    2 - 4 years related experience.  NOTE: A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of related work experience of 6 month or greater can be considered towards one year of qualification.

•    Working knowledge of procurement practices, procedures, and policies.
•    Working knowledge of business and contract law.
•    Working knowledge of accounting principles and financial analysis.
•    Knowledge of MRP, ERP, and purchasing and logistics systems and processes.
•    Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
•    Effective human relations skills.
•    General experience preferred in procuring general services to include but not limited to (pipes, valves, fuel, lubricants, compressor repair, calibration, telecommunication drilling, engineering, facilities, transportation, fleet and vegetation management services).

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above.

  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E3-E5, W1-W2, or O1-O3, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education 

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

There are many reasons to work at Dominion Energy, but below are the top three employees have shared with us. Click on each of the links to learn more!

1. Safety Centric Work Environment
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
Join us!

·17,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started . By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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