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Ecolab Technical Sales Internship--Food, Beverage and Dairy Plant Sanitation in Syracuse, New York

Ecolab isseeking candidates for ourTechnical Sales (Account Manager) Internshipprograminour Food & Beverage division.Our interns gain valuable hands-on experience in thefood & beverage manufacturingindustry by learning the various components involved in servicing Ecolab customers.

See how Ecolab helps make 27% of the world's processed food safe. In Food & Beverage, you'll help a wide variety of food, beverage, and brewery processors manage the increasing risks of foodborne illness and contamination. By providing cleaning and sanitizing programs, animal care products, antimicrobial food tissue treatment and manyother operational efficiency and product quality programs, Food & Beverage offers the opportunity to work with a combination of innovation and world-class service.

What's in itForYou:

10-12-weekpaid summer internship for you to grow both professionally and personally

The opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safefood,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

Applywhatyou learn in the classroom to meaningful projectsthat havegenuine businessimpact

Growyourprofessionalnetwork through one-on-one meetings withEcolableaders, professional development workshops, and peer gettogethers

Finish your internship with a realistic job preview of what a "day in the life" of an Ecolab associate looks like

Be considered for a full-time joboffer(to start upon graduation)at the end of a successful internship with us.


Work closely with existing Account Managers in customer plant environments, focusing on food safety and food qualityusingeffective, efficient sanitation products and processes.As strong business partners, our Account Managers work with customers to develop sanitation plans and programs, evaluate processes and procedures, and identify and implement operational efficiencies.

Learn the daily responsibilities of an Ecolab Account Manager and work on specific value-added projects throughout the summer for which you ultimately present findings to our leadership team

Work alongsidesuccessful Account Managers and other field associates to learn customers' operations, understand their cleaning challenges, and devise solutions to meet their needs

Cultivate business relationships with all levels of plant staff through professional demeanor & interpersonal skills

Apply mechanical aptitude to repair, adjust,testandinstall Ecolab chemical dispensing systemsas well asfood, beverageanddairy processing equipment including clean in place (CIP) equipmentandsystems

Monitor product performanceandadjust chemical concentration levels to advance operational efficiencyandeffectiveness

Provide industry expertiseandtraining to customers regarding plant sanitation, standard operatingprocedures,andissues of food safety/quality

Introduce new product/service offerings to existing accounts to help them disinfect surfaces in a plant facility

Learn how to successfully prospect to generate new business

Beexposed to potential career path roles within the organization and considered for our full-time entry level Account Manager in Training opportunities upon graduation

Position Details:

Nationwide locations available in urban,suburban,and rural environments (dependent on specific industry)

Relocation assistance is available for those meeting requirements


Currently pursuinga bachelor's degreein dairy, food or agricultural science, engineering, chemistry, or related major-to be completedSpring/earlySummer2023or Dec2022

Willingness & ability to work off hours, including nights & weekends

Valid driver's license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and access to a personal vehicle

Must be authorized to work in the US without any sponsorship now and anytime in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience within the food,beverage,or dairy processing/manufacturing industries

Mechanical aptitudeandproblem-solvingability

Relationship managementandconsulting abilities

Self-motivationanddrive for results

Effective organizationalandtime management skills

Ability to adapt to changing priorities

Bilingual - English/Spanish


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.