Commercial Routing Manager

Emo Oil Ltd. is part of DCC Oil Ireland which comprises the Emo Oil fuel brand and the Great Gas retail forecourt brand in addition to our lubricants brands – CC Lubricants and Source LS Global Ltd. We are part of DCC Retail & Oil (part of DCC plc) which is the leading home heating oil supplier for Ireland and the UK. We are currently seeking the following personnel to join our operations:

 Commercial Routing manager

Based from our Head office in Portlaoise, the position will involve the following duties:

  • Scheduling of artic deliveries for All of Ireland Emo & Great Gas network of customers, service stations and depots to provide cost effective routing solution taking into account customer location, loading terminal and product price
  • Control 3rd party transport related costs, ensure best possible purchasing options and ensure that invoicing is reviewed and completed to deadlines
  • Artic tanker and artic tanker driver compliance administration
  • Liaison with range of hauliers that optimises best synergies for use including back loading and preloading opportunities
  • Contact with Emo & Great Gas customer base, processing orders, dealing with customer delivery issues
  • Monitoring of product stock levels at depot locations and “retail model “service stations and maintaining appropriate and strategic stock levels
  • Maximise continuity of supply when presented with product shortages
  • Forecasting/ analysis and planning to avoid product shortages
  • Monitoring of haulage costs. Weekly/monthly reporting of haulier costs, volume, KPI‘s and providing sector breakdown
  • Retail forecourt compliance verification
  • Supervision of other personnel within the Distribution/ Routing team/ department
  • Provide cover for transport and operations administrative duties as required including compliance with Company ISRS procedure
  • Liaising with Direct Routing in assisting proficient use of own fleet
  • Compiling Weekly and monthly report for comparison on haulage cost against budget
  • Daily compiling all collections from Codas (IT system) for each terminal for monthly reporting to Finance Director for nomination comparison
  • Liaising with Wholesale sales on a daily basis advising product availability based on nominations
  • Liaising with Terminals:
    • To ensure own fleet/ artics and 3rd party collectors up to date for loading at terminal
    • To ensure there is enough product available on daily basis for own fleet/ artics and 3rd party collectors


Key Skills/Experience and Personal Characteristics Required:

    • The successful candidate is required to have leaving certificate or equivalent
    • CPC training/ qualification would be a distinct advantage
    • Relevant experience in a transport related role
    • Excellent knowledge of ROI/NI road network
    • Supervisory and people management skills
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to meet strict targets and deadlines
    • Excellent understating of Codas (IT) system or equivalent system and proficient in the use of Excel and Microsoft Office. Training provided where required.


Interested applicants should send their CV for the attention of:Transport Manager, Emo Oil, Clonminam Industrial Estate, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Tel: 057 8674713



Emo Oil Ltd. is an Equal Opportunities Employer