MKS Instruments Reviews

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MKS Instruments President and CEO Gerald G. Colella
Gerald G. Colella
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
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    Positive Outlook
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    Pros

    Well organized, thorough processes, good benefits

    Cons

    Has usual big company knocks. Lots of policies and meetings. Hours not flexible.


MKS Instruments Interviews

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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at MKS Instruments.

    Interview

    Phone screen then onsite interview. Onsite interview was with a couple of people, one person at a time. Be prepared to talk about school projects and things on your resume. Tell me when you had to deal with an unplanned event at work and how did you go about it. Have any questions for us?

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Additional Info

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Website www.mksinst.com
Headquarters Andover, MA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1961
Type Company - Public (MKSI)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Advanced Energy, HIC, INFICON

In case it's not clear from the name, MKS Instruments makes instruments. In particular, it makes systems that analyze and control gases during semiconductor manufacturing and other industrial processes. Top customers include chip equipment heavyweights Applied Materials, Lam Research, Novellus Systems, and Tokyo Electron; other customers include makers of eyeglasses, fiber-optic cables, flat-panel displays, lasers, pharmaceuticals, and solar panels. The company grew through a series of strategic acquisitions, including Applied Science and Technology (ASTeX; reactive ... More

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