Veeco Instruments
3.0 of 5 33 reviews
www.veeco.com Plainview, NY 500 to 999 Employees

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Updated Mar 31, 2014

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63% Approve of the CEO

Veeco Instruments CEO and Director John R. Peeler

John R. Peeler

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43% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good learning, senior management is clueless

Senior Research Scientist (Current Employee)
Somerset, NJ

I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than a year

ProsGood opportunities if you are smart
Work life balance
Decent pay for the area
Good camaraderie

Cons4 layoffs in 16 months
Business is highly fluctuative
Senior management constantly in flux

Advice to Senior ManagementOwn up to your successes and failures.
Don't just expect problems to go away or play politics to shift things around.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It is okay

Software Support Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than a year

ProsGlobal exposure and good technologies.

ConsVery dynamic and less ownership.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on customer service where there are high revenues rather than getting carried away by politics and emotion.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Veeco Instruments was a good place to work

Director (Former Employee)
Plainview, NY

I worked at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than a year

ProsHigh tech industry so work will stay in the USA

ConsSales would vary tremendously so very up and down

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Solid Organization, Great Leadership, Amazing Technology

Director (Current Employee)
Plainview, NY

I have been working at Veeco Instruments for more than a year

Pros-Outstanding executive leadership team that understands the semiconductor capital equipment industry very well.
-The technology is amazing.
-If you want to work with the best and you value working with bright, talented, experienced people, Veeco is the place.
-High-performance culture.
-Market leadership.
-Global.
-Fast-paced.

ConsCan't help the ups and downs of the industry. But that's really the only "con."

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Sales Account Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 10 years

ProsVery competitive salary and good benefits. Potential to double base pay at plan. Veeco is the #1 or #2 company in targeted markets.

ConsLimited career opportunities for field sales. Travel requirements can be extensive.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company for Semiconductor technologists

Program Manager (Current Employee)
Somerset, NJ

I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 3 years

ProsCompany has a lot of technically sound people, good camaraderie among employees and management.

ConsSemiconductor sector is cyclical, so Veeco is no exception to the up-and-down phases.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Manager (Current Employee)
Somerset, NJ

I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 3 years

ProsTechnically challenging work environment and room for innovation. Professional manufacturing team

ConsPoor management strategy and long-term vision.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Project Engineer (Former Employee)
Somerset, NJ

I worked at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than a year

ProsExcellent Work Environment with Good Benefits

ConsThere is none. Veeco is good company.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Lots of good, great r & d

Senior Buyer (Former Employee)
Somerset, NJ

I worked at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 10 years

ProsLot of opportunity for career growth, very interesting products and markets served, great profit sharing program

ConsLots of ups and downs in market for their products.

Advice to Senior ManagementToo much outsourcing!

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In charge of Asia sales of MOCVD system

Sales Director (Former Employee)
Somerset, NJ

I worked at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThe best technology in the market,
Work with Professional people

ConsManagement teams are not efficient

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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