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Veeco Instruments Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2014
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Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Supply Chain Interview

Supply Chain

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Veeco Instruments.

Interview Details Phone interview then one on one interviews face to face. I did receive a phone call after the interview process after 7:00 pm which wasn't acceptable. The first phone interview took a little over an hour. The panel interview was one person at a time which made it a little less stressful.

Interview Question – I was also asked if I had a significant other because they wanted to make sure I just didn't want the job because I needed it. Very odd and unethical.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was happy with what was offered


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Senior Mechanical Engineer Interview

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Plainview, NY (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in March 2014.

Interview Details there were 6 different people who took interview on 1 on 1 basis


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Sales Manager Interview

Sales Manager
Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5+ weeks - interviewed at Veeco Instruments.

Interview Details The interview was quite simple with just 2 rounds, then negotiate for packages, everything is simple and smooth.

Negotiation Details – I asked for a quite good package and they cut to a lower level then I agreed.


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Senior Research Scientist Interview

Senior Research Scientist
Somerset, NJ (US)

I applied through another source and the process took 7+ weeks - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in October 2009.

Interview Details submitting resumes for an open position
phone screen first after pass the paper cleaning process
get site interview with presentations
review the overall evaluation with 3-5 candidates and the hiring committee decide who is the best fit for the position. If not decided, move on 2nd pool or closing out

Interview Question – how to handle unknown technology for future   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Software Support Manager Interview

Software Support Manager

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in September 2011.

Interview Details I was interviewed by HR and than the hiring manager on phone. After first round was called for face to face. Total 6 associates (most of them are executives) interviewed me. I was told next day after face to face that I will be getting the offer.

Negotiation Details – I almost got the salary what I expected.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Manufacturing Manager Interview

Manufacturing Manager
Singapore (Singapore)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in June 2009.

Interview Details 1. direct reported manager interview, discuss about working experience and other related job issues. 2. 2nd interview with higher level director, discuss further job issues and personal charactors etc. 3. 3rd interview with HR on the package. 4. sign the contract

Interview Question – what's the stategy will you use to encourage your subordinates have a creative technical thinking   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Electrical Engineer Intern Interview

Electrical Engineer Intern
Plainview, NY (US)

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in January 2011.

Interview Details If you are called in for an interview you have to go to their site in Plainview for approximately four hours. There you will meet with Human Resources and several people from the departments that you are related to (i.e. if you are an electrical engineer you will meet an EE and if you have mechanical background too you will also meet an ME). They will go through your resume and then just talk to you, barely asking any technical questions. You will also get to go to the clean room and look around at the tools that they manufacture.

Interview Question – But, will you like what you do?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Do not place a number down in the form that asks how much you would like to get pay. It doesn't hurt to ask for more money. They are very stubborn in this aspect though


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Process Engineer Interview

Process Engineer
Plainview, NY (US)

The process took a day - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in August 2011.

Interview Details It's about CVD process engineer. First is a phone interview with the group manager, asked about CVD growth experience. Then it's onsite interview, for a whole day. About 8 1:1interview, mostly based on resume. The group manager ask more about academic research (graphene). There's a lunch interview with a director. at the end it's a presentation. It takes a whole day, very exhausting.

Interview Question – do you think ALD can be used to grow graphene?   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Process Engineer Interview

Process Engineer
Plainview, NY (US)

The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in September 2011.

Interview Details Interview was good. Very nice people to talk to on the phone. Travel arrangements were done quickly and rapidly. The interview process onsite consisted of 1-1 interviews with people from the department. A lot of technical questions were asked; challenging fundamentals and problem solving. Ideas revolved around past experience. A lot of them were specific to the job, but they weren't grilling you. The teams wanted to understand how much did I know about the field/job

Interview Questions

  • Tell me more about yourself & how does your background match the position? What skills do you bring to the table?   Answer Question
  • A lot of questions were related to the position/CVD/PVD experience etc   Answer Question

No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Process Engineer Interview

Process Engineer

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in January 2010.

Interview Details 1. have a first interview with manager, director and HR and followed by presenting the previous working experience, the attitude for work, the time period for related field, and personal plan when you are hired by the company. Bonus depends on the yearly performance of the entire company, not that specific. Have to travel abaoad or domestically frequently 3

Interview Question – what do you expect if you are hired and what's your scope toward this position?3   Answer Question

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