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Ecolab Interview Questions

Updated Jan 15, 2018
285 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Supply Chain LDP Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Behavioral questions and questions as to why I want to work in supply chain. Lots of time for me to ask questions and a relaxed environment with two interviewers asking questions.

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  2.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ecolab.

    Interview

    Standard interview process; met with a middle manager in a hotel lobby, reviewed the standard interview questions, waited a week before hearing back from the company for another round of questions, then heard back from the District Manager with a job offer.

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    Senior Lab Technician Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Ecolab (Eagan, MN) in September 2017.

    Interview

    I applied on Indeed and 6 days later was contacted by HR. A phone interview was set up for 3 days later (I was non-local). I had 5 separate phone interviews (4 technical, 1 HR), all conducted on the same day. Technical interviews were 30 minutes long, HR was 15 minutes (discussion of start date, salary, benefits, etc.). 4 business days later I was contacted to schedule a fly-out visit. I visited the site a week later, at which point an offer was made to me.

    Interview Questions

    • Behavioral questions, e.g. "Tell me about a time when you had to handle a stressful situation; what was the situation and what did you do?" as well as technical questions, "Describe your experience with insect identification" (I work in pest elimination research).   Answer Question

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    Pest Control Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ecolab (Atlanta, GA) in August 2017.

    Interview

    Phone Interview, Meeting with District Manager after the phone interview i didnt hear anything for 2 weeks. Finally got a phone call for a sit down interview with 2 managers.

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    Logistics Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ecolab (Saint Paul, MN) in August 2017.

    Interview

    The interview was structured but friendly. They asked specific poignant questions ,but it did not feel like a quiz. Overall the process was incredibly prompt and I was impressed by the responsiveness of the HR department and my hiring managers.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions were generally posed around demonstrating specific qualities e.g. "Name one time you..."   1 Answer

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    District Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wichita, KS
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Ecolab (Wichita, KS) in August 2017.

    Interview

    It takes forever. You have to at least have three different interviews. It can test your patience. You typically speak with several people over the phone. If those go well you will get an in person interview. They typically ask a lot of the standard interview questions with hypothetical situations and how you handled the.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you willing to relocate?   1 Answer

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    Customer Service Agent Ll Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ecolab (Greensboro, NC) in July 2017.

    Interview

    First I setup phone interview. I didn't get a call back. Emailed Ms. Torinus she apologize. I was able to setup second phone interview. Spoke with lead recruiter. She advised me I qualify for the job. Advised me of salary. Advised me she would contact the supervisor at the location I applied for to see if I could get a better position. I never heard back from recruiter.

    Interview Questions

    • How many systems do you currently work with.   1 Answer
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    EHS Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Elk Grove, IL
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Ecolab (Elk Grove, IL).

    Interview

    Their recruiter in Minneapolis reached out to me and in the matter of about two weeks we scheduled an in person interview at the facility. The interview was held with 4 people on the team including the TPM Manager, an Engineer, and HR, and Production Supervisor. It took about 3 hours from start of finish. About a week later you scheduled a skype type interview with the plant manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Interview questions were standard and fair, leaving room for open ended answers.   Answer Question

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    Route Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ecolab (Washington, DC).

    Interview

    Informal but long process. I met with the District Manager in a Starbucks being as though there was no office in the area. All employees work from a home office.

    Interview Questions

    • Am I afraid of electricity.   1 Answer

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    Remote Customer Service Agent Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Naperville, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Ecolab (Naperville, IL).

    Interview

    I applied online and then received an email to have a phone interview about two weeks later. After the phone interview I did an internet test to make sure that my internet was fast enough for the job. When I was approved for that I received an email stating that they were interested in a face to face interview the following week. On the personal interview day, I interviewed with two individuals who went over the details of the job for about 5-10 minutes followed by a web interview with two individuals out of MN. I was hired on the spot!

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Pros: “- Company has a good reputation in the the marketplace. - Company car. - If you have a good District Manager, you can set your own schedule and work independently.”“- Company has a good reputation in the the marketplace. - Company car. - If you have a good District Manager, you can set your own schedule and work independently.” – Full Review

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