Troops to Energy Jobs

Job Information

Dominion Energy Category Management Specialist (Multiple Positions Available) in GLEN ALLEN, Virginia

Category Management Specialist (Multiple Positions Available)

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!

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Job Summary

Dominion Energy is looking for an experienced supply chain/category management specialist to work in our power generation group to focus on power generation services sourcing. The successful candidate should have experience from the formulation to the execution of strategic sourcing strategies. Specific components in the process including sourcing strategy formulation, presenting/influencing/communicating strategies to business unit management to the execution and implementation of services contracts (T&C’s) are included. The successful candidate will also possess excellent analytical skills including strong proficiency with Excel and Power BI. SAP experience is a plus but not required.

Specific duties include:

  • Performs TCO analyses and supports execution of TCO savings initiatives.

  • Supports development of strategic plans for assigned spend categories.

  • Engages proactively with Business Unit customers on strategic sourcing goals, category strategies, initiatives, and savings targets.

  • Participates in formulating sourcing strategies, and supports the development of negotiation strategies. Leads and executes savings initiatives.

  • Communicates initiative updates and savings targets to Supply Chain leaders.

  • Analyzes relevant markets, and assess cost impacts of market events for assigned spend categories.

  • Maintains supplier lists for assigned spend categories, and builds partnerships with strategic suppliers.

  • Works with suppliers and BU users to resolve implementations issues associated with assigned categories.

  • Travels up to 1 week per month, as needed, to meet with Business Unit customers and suppliers.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

5 years related experience. (Note: A Master's degree will count as one year of experience. A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year)

Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Exposure to customer business processes and objectives. Basic understanding of business cost drivers.

  • General knowledge of assigned categories.

  • Excellent communications skills that allow clear articulation of business cases and development of effective presentations.

  • Analytic toolset that will support the creation of financial targets, spend analysis, building of TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) models, and capture of TCO data.

  • Ability to develop detailed project plans and to provide project reporting.

  • Ability to support the development of a structured negotiation strategy, under the guidance of the Category Management Consultant.

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 as outlined above.

Education Requirements

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

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Travel Up to 25%

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.

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!


·17,000 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: Richmond

Job Segment: Manager, ERP, Supply, SAP, Supply Chain, Management, Technology, Operations