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Sourcing Specialist/Senior Sourcing Specialist

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

There are two positions which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidates' education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. 
 

Sourcing Specialist:

  • 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.

 

Senior Sourcing:

  • 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.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Sourcing Specialist: 

  • 2 - 4 years related experience.  
  • 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 but not required in procuring general services to include but not limited to vegetation management services, electric distribution construction, engineering design and demand side management.

 

Senior Sourcing Specialist:

  • 5 + years related experience.
  • Working knowledge of procurement practices, procedures, and policies.
  • Working knowledge of business and contract law.
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Working knowledge of company systems, processes, and/or interfaces.
  • Operational knowledge of supplier relations, priority management, and tactical planning.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated effective influence, persuasion, and negotiation skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Work management skills.
  • Effective human relations skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Forecasting and trend analysis skills.
  • Value and cost analysis skills.
  • Ability to apply analytical abilities 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.
  • General experience preferred but not required in procuring general services to include but not limited to vegetation management services, electric distribution construction, engineering design and demand side management. 


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 E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience are encouraged to apply.


NOTE: A partial year of related work experience of 6 month or greater can be considered towards one year of qualification. A Master's degree will count as one year of experience per the experience requirement.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or higher

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 dombenefits.com.

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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
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!
 

Facts:
·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


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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