Ecolab Reviews

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Ecolab Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Doug Baker Jr.
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259 Ratings

    Opportunities for growth and development of skills

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Sydney
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Ecolab full-time for more than 5 years


    Interesting and fantastic opportunities to do different things


    Going through culture change - can be difficult to deal with people who are stuck in their ways and unable to move forward.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Business likely to operate better if senior management have the same direct reporting line. Current matrix brings uncertainty, potentially conflicting objectives.

Ecolab Interviews

Updated 25 Sep 2014
Updated 25 Sep 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Route Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 10 months - interviewed at Ecolab.

    Interview Details

    Quite Long ... Phone Interview, DM Interview if you pass phone interview. Ride along with rep (generally won't let you ride with experienced honest associates) where you are encouraged to ask questions and see if you think the job is for you. The RSM position is very mechanical versus sales. There is overtime (you don't get paid for that as Ecolab feels that because you get paid commision, you get paid 24/7/365.

    Interview Questions
    • There are no difficult or unexpected questions. You must have sales and mechanical experience. This is especially important for RSM as it is much more mechanical than sales. Most sales are already made for you.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Very little negotiation. Ecolab has an attitude that if you don't like it, we can find someone else.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

Ecolab Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Additional Info

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Headquarters Saint Paul, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1923
Type Company - Public (ECL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Unknown

A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2012 sales of $12 billion and 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and... More

Mission: Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that provide clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments.

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