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Dominion Energy Sourcing Specialist/Senior Sourcing Specialist in RICHMOND, Virginia

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.

Job Summary

Sourcing Specialist Job Summary

  • Purchases and manages moderately complex agreements for materials, equipment, services, rentals, and leases for indirect spend categories, such as IT, Telecom, Professional Services, Facilities, Call Centers, Corporate Security and Environmental Services.

  • Identifies, solicits, evaluates, and awards bids for supplier quotations, proposals, and product descriptions.

  • Analyzes supplier standard item and service proposals for price, performance, capability, quality, delivery, compliance with order terms, and consistency with sourcing strategy.

  • Negotiates, awards, and implements contracts and purchase orders.

  • Supports identification and implementation of cost improvements for purchased materials and services.

  • 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 adjustments.

Senior Sourcing SpecialistJob Summary

  • Executes supply chain procurement functions to support indirect spend categories, such as IT, Telecom, Professional Services, Facilities, Call Centers, Corporate Security, and Environmental Services.

  • 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

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

Required - Sourcing Specialist:

  • 2+ years related experience.

  • Knowledge of MRP, ERP, and purchasing and logistics systems and processes.

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and financial analysis.

  • Knowledge of materials and services delivery fulfillment processes.

  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Priority management skills.

  • Project management skills.

  • Computer proficiency skills.

  • Value and cost analysis skills.

  • Ability to apply analytical skills to diverse issues.

  • Ability to use sound business judgment.

Required- Sr. Sourcing Specialist:

  • 5 + years related experience.

  • 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.

  • Project management skills (preferred).

  • Computer proficiency, including SAP ERP system.

  • Value and cost analysis skills.

Skills needed for both positions:

  • Knowledge of procurement practices, procedures and policies.

  • Working knowledge of business and contract law.

  • Knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Demonstrated effective influence, persuasion, and negotiation skills.

  • Forecasting and trend 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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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy1. Great Work Life Balance2. Generous Pay and Benefits3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion EnergyI 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:·21,000 employees·Headquarters: Richmond, VA·18 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:RichmondJob Segment:Telecom, Telecommunications, ERP, Supply, Procurement, Technology, Operations

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