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Great reputation in marketplace - many surprises discovered, new manager each year, male dominated, very political

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Former Employee - Marketing Director in Saint Paul, MN
Former Employee - Marketing Director in Saint Paul, MN

I worked at Ecolab full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great people at middle to lower levels, good pay & benefits, CEO Baker is very solid and approachable

Cons

Lack of advancement, all marketing Directors or VP's hired from outside, no IT infrastructure at all, Sales and Finance run strategy, all senior mgmt on top 4 floors in bldg, no performance improvement or coaching, way too many people changing positions for continuity, focus on short term vs. long term results, still buy laptops vs. lease and keep them for 5 years!, no link between performance reviews and pay increases!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to gallup poll results, develop talent that you have, invest in IT - CRM, SAP, Pricing Mgmt. etc., relocate business leaders to have offices on same floor as the team they direct, standardize roles & responsibilities across businesses for same title

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    Good company to work for. Global leader in the market place.

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    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Eagan, MN
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Eagan, MN

    I worked at Ecolab full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Compensation and work/life balance. Flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    Associates often changing jobs/titles. If you like change, and a new supervisor every year, RD&E might be the place for you.

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    Senior management seemed to be disconnected with lower level associates.

    Recommends
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    R&D Chemical Engineer

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    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Eagan, MN
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in Eagan, MN

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

    Pros

    Exposure level to various functional groups from regulatory, marketing and customer

    Cons

    Not a hard core research company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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