Ecolab Interview Questions

Updated Jul 28, 2015
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    Legal Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Ecolab.

    Interview

    Process was through my law school so I did not have to interview with the company directly. I did need to show experience and demonstrated interest in the legal work that they do.

    Interview Questions

    • What experience and skills would translate to regulatory work.   Answer Question
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    Route Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Ecolab (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    4 Step Process 1) Phone Screening 2) Panel Interview 3) Regional Manager Interview 4) Ride Along with Current Route Manager - If you get to the ride along, your basically in. Just dont act arrogant or immature and you will be well percieved. Remember the ride along is still an interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have any mechanical background?   1 Answer
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Ecolab.

    Interview

    Phone interview or two, and then meeting with supervisor and/or team you would be working for. It will sometimes take a while for the phone interview and initial contact to take place.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    Don't sell yourself short. Ask what you are worth in the Marketplace. Start high and then negotiate. If you start low, you will just be hurting yourself.

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    Territory Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Ecolab.

    Interview

    It was a very Long process. Expect to wait at least a month and go through multiple interviews. Full background and driver check. Must have clean driving record and drug test. Great, solid company to work for. I plan on staying for many years and retiring from Ecolab.

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    Supervisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at Ecolab.

    Interview

    Process consisted of an initial phone screen followed my a series of face-to-face interviews. The final interview was conducted on the phone. The questions were mostly scenario based and required thoughtful answers.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time that you faced a challenge and how did you overcome it?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There was no need for negotiation as the offer and benefit package were more than fair.

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    District Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Decatur, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Ecolab (Decatur, TX).

    Interview

    Phone interview and screening was first step Brought in with a panel of about 5 people in the room as next step in a room where they were able to all ask what they wanted to know about me and gave me a brief overview of the position.

    Interview Questions

    • What sort of experience do you have in the oil and gas field and what do you know about Nalco Champion as a company   1 Answer
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    Outside Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Ecolab in May 2015.

    Interview

    Very smooth...District manager came out to do a face to face interview following a telephonic interview at corporate. I also conducted a ride along with an experienced rep with opened my eyes to alot of the pros and cons.

    Interview Questions

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    Senior CHEMIST Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Eagan, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Ecolab (Eagan, MN) in April 2015.

    Interview

    I applied for the position online at the Ecolab careers website. I received an email from an Ecolab recruiter within about 2 weeks. I had a phone interview with the recruiter. I was then invited for an onsite interview with the hiring manager and a panel of employees I would work with.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe your research for someone with a non-science background in 15 seconds or less.   Answer Question
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    Route Service Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Antonio, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online – interviewed at Ecolab (San Antonio, TX) in April 2015.

    Interview

    Was called manager met me at resturant and he interviewed me. It was pretty standard as far as the questions. Allowed me a time to ask questions told me info on the training period! Over all I did okay through process! Would have like to nail down payroll process for payment! Things just weren't made clear enough about payroll! Training process is great!

    Interview Questions

    • How long had I worked previously?   1 Answer
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    Territory Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Ecolab (Orlando, FL) in March 2015.

    Interview

    Had first interview at campus career fair, had a really good interview so didn't have any phone interview. The next step was a ride along with someone in the same position that was a trainer that was the whole day. I then had a interview with the regional manger and then meet with the district manager for a interview.

    Interview Questions

    • My first interview involved a lot of situational question what would you do in certain situation, as well as them asking about me and my experience. I was asked at each level of interviewing process to describe how I would handle stressful situations as well my long term and short term goals.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There wasn't a negotiation phase commission plus salary, take it or leave it but tons of opportunity to grow if that is what you are looking for.

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