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Veeco Instruments CEO and Director John R. Peeler
John R. Peeler
29 Ratings
  • Solid company with no politics

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Plainview, NY
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Plainview, NY

    I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time (More than 5 years)

    Positive Outlook
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO


    Open culture where you can challenge and be challenged without fear of reprisal or animosity. There are no politics at the 1st to 3rd level of the company which means people can focus on doing a good job and raising difficult issues so they can be solved. Rewarding environment for performers with lots of internal promotion and formal succession planning. Very strong and effective HR and recruiting team.


    Cyclical industry means tightening the belt when the market drops but a culture of rewarding performance and believing in people means cutting staff costs as a last resort.

    Advice to Management

    Keep looking for new markets outside of general lighting to take the core (or other)technologies to exciting new segments.

Veeco Instruments Interviews

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Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Internal Audit Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


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


    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.

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Headquarters Plainview, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1945
Type Company - Public (VECO)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Veeco Instruments gives high-tech components the VIP treatment. The company offers precision equipment for manufacturing, measuring, and testing microelectronic components, such as thin-film magnetic heads, photovoltaic solar cells, and semiconductor devices. Its deposition, etching, coating, and lapping and dicing systems are used to make semiconductors, data storage, and other products. The company is exploring applications in nanotechnology and the biosciences, but its focus is on the LED, solar, and data storage markets. LG Electronics represents 20% of sales. Veeco... More

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