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Veeco Instruments Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 7, 2014

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Difficult Interview

Senior Mechanical Engineer Interview

Senior Mechanical Engineer
Plainview, NY

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


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Senior Research Scientist Interview

Senior Research Scientist
Somerset, NJ

I applied through other 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


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Process Engineer Interview

Process Engineer
Plainview, NY

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

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

Easy Interview

Engineering Interview

Engineering
Somerset, NJ

I applied through a recruiter and the process took a day - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in May 2011.

Interview Details – Very nice company, good benefit.
1:1 meeting without presentation.
Total 6 people including engineer and, HR and manager.
Unforutnately, I didn't get offer.

Interview Questions


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Manufacturing Engineer Interview

Manufacturing Engineer
Somerset, NJ

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in March 2011.

Interview Details – The interviewers were all very friendly and I didn't get the job because I was not a good fit for the job.

Overall good people, good technology- would love to interview again.

Interview Questions


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Engineering Interview

Engineering
Lowell, MA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in October 2010.

Interview Details – I was first welcomed by the receptionist. Next someone from HR made me feel welcome. I waited for a while then had a one on one interview with the Director of Operations. Then I had a phone interview with the Director of Facilities. I was supposed to have an interview with the Director of HR but he was unavailable. I met one more time with the Director of Operations and that was it.

Interview Question – How do you handle difficult people?   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Technical Support Engineer Interview

Technical Support Engineer
Santa Barbara, CA

The process took 2 days - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in June 2010.

Interview Details – i got a call from the hr dept and arranged a telephonic with the hiring manager, many questions on my background and experience was asked. then was asked for an onsite interview and flew to santa barbara .there i was interviewed by 5 engineers and under whom i was goin to work and they asked technical questions and had all 1:1 with them.then had the tour of the company and flew back. still no response from them and i had called them and asked but they said they are interviewing and the process is on.

Interview Questions


No Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Research Engineer Interview

Research Engineer
Santa Barbara, CA

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Veeco Instruments in May 2010.

Interview Details – Was initially contacted by the recruiter then senior manager then the manager.
Questions like why you want this position?
What languages do you speak?
Are you familiar with Microsoft office, with computer networking?
Talk about yourself and your previous experience?
What kind of AFMs have you used in the past? Is there any Veeco AFM among those?
Can you install and troubleshoot an AFM?
How do you see yourself in 2-5 years from now?
Describe your typical day?
Are you willing to travel frequently and at short notice?
Can you handle too much travel?
Do you have any questions for us?

Interview Question – According to your resume, you've got a great background; why you want this position? (He meant to say that I'm overqualified)   Answer Question


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

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