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Ecolab Reviews

Updated 26 February 2015
Updated 26 February 2015
464 Reviews
3.2
464 Reviews
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Ecolab Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Doug Baker Jr.
Doug Baker Jr.
293 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Relaxed work environment, flexibility in work/life balance (in 18 reviews)

  • Only real plus is having a company vehicle to take home with gas & insurance taken care of (in 36 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance gets lip-service - make no mistake there is expectation for 60 (in 39 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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Employee Reviews

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Not Good to be here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pune
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Pune

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

    Pros

    Slowly improving but not much

    Cons

    Work life balance is bad and absolutely no flexibility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to understand employees...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Ecolab is tough

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager
    Current Employee - Territory Manager

    I have been working at Ecolab

    Pros

    if you are mechanically oriented than this is the best job for you , other wise only for sales its worse as it is a servics company not only a sales company , understand.

    Cons

    No personal life if you are committed towards job as it is a service oriented company and always on the toe

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership does good job which is only appreciared by them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Employee focused company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at Ecolab

    Pros

    Very proactive company with genuine concern for employees. Excellent CEO. Good pay ,ok benefits, empowering environment. Upper management is very professional and seems to be at the top of their game.

    Cons

    It's a large outfit, so there's going to be some bureaucracy. That seems to slow things down a little bit but that's to be expected.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ecolab

    Pros

    Best part of working here is, you are not stuck behind a desk. Also you can work with people and machinery.

    Cons

    There is no issues if you are a normal hard worker.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    At college job fairs, tell the students that the job is 50% sales and 50% fixing machinery.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Employees mean nothing.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I have been working at Ecolab full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay, benefits, and ability to work independently.

    Cons

    Work life balance is terrible. Now they are trying to control your life as much as possible. If I wanted to find a part time job I have to ask my supervisor for permission to do this on my own time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You all know you need to

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7.  

    ELC

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ecolab

    Pros

    flex work hour especially for people with young children

    Cons

    may need to work overtime when there is urgent need

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Acct Exec

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Acct Executive in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Acct Executive in Chicago, IL (US)

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Sales budgets were hard to attain

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Never stop selling

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager
    Current Employee - Territory Manager

    I have been working at Ecolab

    Pros

    If your job, embrace change, know how to balance work and life, sell helpful solutions to customers you will love this company.

    Cons

    In the field alone, they don't reimburse gas $$ 100%, your advancement is up to you. You will get passed up by others but you must keep working hard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More grace. If we loose a corporate customer why do we loose?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Ok Company....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager
    Current Employee - Territory Manager

    I have been working at Ecolab

    Pros

    Benefits are ok. As long as your numbers are up to par there is no nagging from management. This allows you to have more control of your schedule.

    Cons

    The salary for this job should be better. The job responsibilities increase but the salary and commission structure has remained the same.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to TM's. We know how things operate on the ground level. Increase salaries.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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