Technical Service Specialist
Full-Time Technical Service Specialist at Ecolab
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Technology
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: TBD
Education Preferred: Yes
Education Level: Associate's Degree
E-Verify: Yes

The  Technical Support Specialist is a member of the Equipment & Product Technical Support (EPTS) group located in Eagan, MN.  As a member of the EPTS team, you are responsible for provision of technical support with emphasis in one of Ecolab’s core competencies to provide technical support via a variety of means including phone, video, e-mail, and other forms to Ecolab’s sales and service organization.  In addition, you are responsible for training customers and EPTS staff; supporting projects for divisional research & development and marketing groups; and completing special projects including editing I&O manuals, writing articles for the Technical Digest, preparing training materials, and developing relationships with outside manufacturers and regulatory authorities.  As a member of the EPTS team, you will also serve on system development and quality improvement teams. 

This position contributes to the effectiveness and productivity of the Ecolab sales and service organization through the accurate and efficient delivery of technical information needed to serve Ecolab’s customers.  This position delivers support to cross-divisional corporate sales and service forces across North America, including phone, video, e-mail, on-site, and other consultation with sales and service associates and customers on more complex issues.  The position will also actively contribute to new systems development, training materials development, training of EPTS staff, and resolution of product and equipment quality problems. 


What You Will Do:

Provide telephone, e-mail, video, social media, and other means of technical support to the Ecolab sales and service organization.
Provide routine call coverage on all levels of complexity, providing mid-to-high level technical consultation for all EPTS staff members for at least one Ecolab core competency.
Contribute to new systems development, launch, and quality improvement teams.
Where required, provide on-site technical support and problem solving.
Provide prompt preparation of special reports, and transfer of follow-up information via fax, e-mail, US mail or phone.
Utilize the auto call distribution system and call log system to monitor equipment/product offerings, reporting to the appropriate system/product program leader on issues.
Compose technical support literature such as SOP's, Technical Bulletins, and Technical Digest articles.
Represent Ecolab as a tour host at R&D, and on corporate account informational visits to customer locations, as needed.
Complete special project assignments.
Develop training materials, and training of EPTS staff.
Ability to travel for business up to 10% of work time.
Additional Duties:                                                               % Time 
Frontline support via phone, email, video or other                    50%
Follow-up communications and consultation                            30%
Special projects and team participation                                    10%
Training materials development and staff training                    10%


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two-year Technical College degree in a trade field (Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, or similar) OR equivalent work experience is acceptable. 
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Proficient using PowerBI, SEQL, Powershell, Python

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four-year College degree in a technical discipline.
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of electrical wiring and plumbing.
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ecolab’s cleaning and sanitation products, and advanced knowledge of Ecolab’s equipment design, function, and installation procedures.
  • Self-motivated, able to work proactively and independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Typical candidates would have performed as a sales and service technician for Ecolab or an equipment manufacturer, or as sales representatives for a technically oriented company.

With annual sales of $15 billion, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene, and energy technologies and supports that protect people and vital resources. Our 49,000 associates help make the world cleaner, safer, and healthier by delivering critical insights and innovative solutions to help our customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy, and healthy environments at nearly three million customer locations in more than 170 countries.

When you come to work at Ecolab, you get to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges – and have the opportunity to learn and grow, shape your career, make an impact and quickly see the importance of your work.

Relocation assistance may be available based on corporate standards.

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Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


655 Lone Oak Dr
Eagan, MN 55077
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