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Veeco Instruments Interview Questions

Updated Oct 3, 2014
Updated Oct 3, 2014
17 Interview Reviews

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  1.  

    Internal Audit Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Veeco Instruments.

    Interview Details

    Recruiter first asked how are you doing during the campus study, if any activities you've ever enjoy in.
    They would focus on why you choose their company and why internal audit position. If you have related work experiences, they would go detailed about that, like how you performed it, what is your responsibility, and what you think challenge you most.
    During the behavior question there may some academic question, like the classification of accounts on the balance sheet, calculate the depreciation, or revenue recognition.
    At last they would wondering how you will bring to their company, and what's your plan for future.
    Ending is whether you have any questions.

    Interview Questions
    • During the interview section they will ask academic questions, while people feel nervous on an interview, it is hard for people to focus on those mathematics numbers and calculations.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Office location too far away from home.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Characterization Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Somerset, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Somerset, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Veeco Instruments in July 2011.

    Interview Details

    I was first interviewed over the phone by hiring manager. It took about 45 mins and he all he asked were technical questions. Then about two week later I had the onsite interview. It was a panel interview and lasted for about 1.5 hour. Most of the questions were technical questions and were not difficult.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Supply Chain Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    • 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
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Senior Mechanical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plainview, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plainview, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a dayinterviewed at Veeco Instruments in March 2014.

    Interview Details

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

    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
  6.  

    Sales Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed 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.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Senior Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Somerset, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Somerset, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 7+ weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Software Support Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed 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.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Manufacturing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed 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 Questions
    • what's the stategy will you use to encourage your subordinates have a creative technical thinking   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  10.  

    Electrical Engineer Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plainview, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plainview, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed 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 Questions
    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
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  11.  

    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plainview, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Plainview, NY
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed 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 Questions
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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