Dominion Energy Sourcing Specialist in AKRON, Ohio

Sourcing Specialist

Date:Oct 10, 2018

Location:AKRON, OH, US, 44333

Company:Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.

Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

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.

Job Summary

Conducts spend analysis by supplier, commodity, or service. Identifies and qualifies 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, liquidated damages, issue resolution, escalation, terms and conditions, and intellectual property agreements. Demonstrated contract negotiations through knowledge of contract law. 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.

Position focus:

– Material Sourcing

  • Gas Distribution materials for capital projects

  • Gas MRO material

– Services Sourcing

  • Gas Distribution O&M service contracts

-SAP and Excel

  • SAP web sourcing

  • Excel spend and sourcing analytics

  • Advanced excel skill for data analysis

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Basic Qualification: 2 + years related experience

Preferred Qualification: 4+ years related experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of procurement practices, procedures, and policies.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of contract negotiations

  • Working knowledge of business and contract law.

  • Working knowledge of company systems, processes, and/or interfaces.

  • Knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Knowledge of supplier relations, priority management, and tactical planning.

  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated effective influence, persuasion, and negotiation skills.

  • Analytical 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.

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.

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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Nearest Major Market:AkronNearest Secondary Market:ClevelandJob Segment:ERP, Pipeline, SAP, Procurement, Pre-Sales, Technology, Energy, Operations, Sales