Marketing Manager – Water Systems



A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services. With annual sales of $12 billion and more than 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

Position Details

Marketing Manager – Water Systems
Northern Illinois
Naperville, IL

Ecolab is seeking a Marketing Manager to help our customers meet their goals, differentiate Ecolab from our competition, and impact the achievement of our aggressive growth targets.

What’s in it For You:

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments 
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth 
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best

What You Will Do:

  • Support sales growth, customer retention and profitability of the business within the business platform by supporting strategic planning and execution of marketing programs. 
  • Drive marketing efforts of existing products. 
  • Work across regions to drive global innovation 
  • Provide Ecolab sales force with leadership and marketing support, including sales tools, training, competitive intelligence and actionable reporting 
  • Develop in-depth customer and market knowledge. Communicate market needs and opportunities. 
  • Develop short and long-term strategies and plans for demand generation, on-going market research, customer needs assessment, sales and inventory forecasting, and customer and sales history analysis. 
  • Execute marketing strategies, programs, and pricing strategies which will meet profit objectives for the business unit. 
  • Assist in developing sales and customer training programs and sales tools to support the sales force in response to customer and competitive needs. 
  • Provide competitive intelligence to the field sales teams to counter competitive offers. 
  • Stay current on market standards, trends and practices and understand impact on Ecolab product line and business. 
  • Lead cross functional teams, as needed, to deliver project results.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of professional experience or MBA in Marketing with 5 years of experience 
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the Internet

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Business-to-business marketing experience 
  • Ability to relate to influential people and complex organizational structures; strong interpersonal and relationship building skills 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization 
  • Demonstrated initiative and leadership skills; setting vision and strategy, planning, critical thinking, orchestrating cross-functionally, overseeing multiple project elements and proven track record of results
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, good attention to detail and use of sound judgment in a fast-paced environment are essential 
  • Must have demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks


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

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