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Sourcing Specialist

Date: Apr 19, 2019

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23219

Company: Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable, and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution, and import/export services.

As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed more than $30 million in 2018 to community causes throughout its footprint and beyond. Please visit, to learn more.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.


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

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Negotiates, awards, implements and manages moderately complex agreements for materials, equipment, services, rentals, and/or leases. Identifies, solicits, evaluates supplier quotations, proposals, and product descriptions and issues purchase agreements. Analyzes supplier standard item and/or service proposals for price, performance, capability, quality, delivery, compliance with order terms, and consistency with sourcing strategy. Supports identification and implementation of cost improvements for purchased materials and/or services. Communicates with field and project personnel to evaluate compliance with agreements. Resolves problems regarding material delivery, price discrepancies, quality issues, invoice discrepancies, and/or adjustments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • 3+ years related experience.
  • Knowledge of procurement practices, procedures and policies.
  • Working knowledge of business and contract law.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of MRP, ERP, and purchasing and logistics systems and processes.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and financial analysis.
  • Knowledge of materials delivery and/or services fulfillment processes.
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates effective influence, persuasion, negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Project management skills (preferred)
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Forecasting and trend analysis skills.
  • Value and cost analysis skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to anticipate, understand, and respond to customer needs.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Business

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

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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