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Ecolab Careers

Saint Paul, MN
10000+ employees
Company - Public (ECL)
Chemical Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
With annual sales of $15 billion, Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. Our 49,000 associates help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier by delivering critical insights and innovative ... Read more

Mission: We are united by our purpose to make the world cleaner, safer and healthier – helping businesses succeed while protecting people and vital resources. Our vision is to be the global leader in water, hygiene and antimicrobial technologies and services - providing and ... Read more

Company Updates

  • How can you keep your professional development moving forward? Check to see if you're still learning. Ann Gent, our VP of Food and Beverage, shared a career tip on the importance of pushing past our fears and doubts to continue learning. She says, “No one gets stuck if they’re learning. What if we could evaluate career opportunities based on what we would learn, what we would add to our portfolio?"

  • As the world continues to change, our team is working with the ebbs and flows of everyday life to take on tough challenges with grit, determination and resilience. Across industries around the world, the work to help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier never stops, and neither does our team. Thank you to all our associates working day in and day out for customers and communities!

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Ecolab – Why Work With Us?

At Ecolab, we take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, delivering critical insights and innovative solutions to help our customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. Our purpose drives what we do – we impact what matters. 


We also operate under strong beliefs about who we hire and how we help them grow their careers at Ecolab:

·         We believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive.

·         We believe a world of opportunity can be found within our growing company and that people develop through experiences.

·         We believe delivering results and demonstrating teamwork drive advancement – both for individuals and for the company. 


Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.

We offer benefits to support our associates’ health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies. We also offer benefits designed to promote our associates’ financial well-being, including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

Specific offerings may vary by location. Learn more here.

Part of what makes working at Ecolab uniquely rewarding is the degree to which each associate here can grow – their own potential, and our collective impact. This is possible because Ecolab fully embraces the value of diversity and inclusion. We believe our associates deserve to work in an environment where diverse perspectives, knowledge, characteristics and talents are welcomed, recognized and respected.    

At Ecolab, we feel a strong sense of connection to the military personnel who share our commitment to protecting people and the vital resources that are critical to our quality of life. We’re proud to be among a group of top employers dedicated to maintaining an environment that honors, supports and provides ongoing opportunities for America’s soldiers, veterans and military families.    

Ecolab Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Empowering company"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Miami, FL
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ecolab full-time (Less than a year)


    Pay, Senior Leadership, Benefits, Global industry leader


    Work life balance overall can be strenuous

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Ecolab Photos

Ecolab photo of: Ecolab Global Headquarters
Ecolab photo of: Ecolab Global Headquarters
Ecolab photo of: Research Development & Engineering Center, Schuman Campus
Ecolab photo of: EGH Kitchenette
Ecolab photo of: Ecolab Global Headquarters Interior
Ecolab photo of: Associates Collaborating
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Ecolab Interviews



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Getting an Interview




  1. Featured Interview

    Helpful (3)  

    Territory Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arcadia, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Ecolab (Arcadia, CA) in November 2015.


    Filled out an online application. A recruiter found me and contacted me. We built a good relationship during the process. I met the hiring managers who were the DM's and they were very, very nice. I asked for the position and I was contacted shortly and given the position

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Ecolab Awards & Accolades

  • Gender Equality Index, Bloomberg, 2020
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, 100% Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign, 2020
  • World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2017
  • The Civic 50, Points of Light, 2017
  • Green Rankings, Newsweek, 2016
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