Ecolab Reviews

Updated October 13, 2014
Updated October 13, 2014
411 Reviews
3.0
411 Reviews
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Ecolab Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Doug Baker Jr.
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Relaxed work environment, flexibility in work/life balance (in 17 reviews)

  • Only real plus is having a company vehicle to take home with gas & insurance taken care of (in 33 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance gets lip-service - make no mistake there is expectation for 60 (in 38 reviews)

  • NO time off as you are literally on call 24/7 and that is what you usually work (in 30 reviews)

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  1.  

    Stable, Growing Company with Positive Values and a lot of Growth Opportunity

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN

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

    Pros

    Stability; promising industry; professional growth opportunities; busy; fast-paced; positive impact on the world - feel like you're playing a part to help to make the world cleaner, safer, healthier; great people to learn from and work with; customer focused; opportunity to have impact in your work

    Cons

    Limited budget-fiscally conservative (however, the reason for stability and longevity); lack of work/life balance - for the most part, people operate to max capacity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Customer Service Representative

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Eagan, MN
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Eagan, MN

    I have been working at Ecolab full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent company with ample opportunity to grow within the company. Very in-depth training program, and everyone was extremely helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    Call Center atmosphere, high call volume, but all in all not many cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Wonderful

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Territorial Sales in Gurnee, IL
    Former Employee - Territorial Sales in Gurnee, IL

    I worked at Ecolab full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The benfits at ecolab are very good. They start you at a high salary. You get a lot of training the first three months of employment.

    Cons

    At Ecolab in the position I had there is a lot of driving. You do get a company vehicle but gas is on your expense.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    I enjoyed working for this great company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assembler/Packer in Columbus, MS
    Former Employee - Assembler/Packer in Columbus, MS

    I worked at Ecolab full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    It is a great environment

    Cons

    getting the job done, focus on customers and the value, of the quality products.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work ethics

  6.  

    Overall Great Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Route Sales Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Route Sales Manager in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    NO schedule, you manage your customer

    Cons

    be available 24/7 all year around

  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Place To Work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Specialist in Eagan, MN
    Former Employee - Operations Specialist in Eagan, MN

    I worked at Ecolab full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great work, great leadership, great perks, loved the fast paced environment, and my coworkers

    Cons

    None! Loved everything about it

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Nice place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ecolab full-time

    Pros

    Great company to be part of

    Cons

    Upward mobility is limited in Logistics.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC

    I have been working at Ecolab full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management hears employees and there are great opportunities.

    Cons

    Most opportunities are in MN.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Ecolab

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ecolab

    Pros

    Good work ethic, compensation and training

    Cons

    Long hours, lack of coordination between departments.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    One of a kind

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - EEC in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - EEC in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Ecolab full-time

    Pros

    Im self managed. Don't need to be motivated to get things done. Love independece. Love solving problems and making my customers happy. And enjoy being a person that others can depend on. I guess its the perfect job for me.

    Cons

    If you need your hand held, your schedule drawn out for you, a pat on the back every day of your life, co workers to go and gossip with, and need to reason with yourself every morning why you should go out and get things done, then maybe Ecolab might not be for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make room, I'll be there soon.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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