Veeco Instruments

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Veeco Instruments Reviews

Updated September 22, 2014
Updated September 22, 2014
45 Reviews
2.4
45 Reviews
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Veeco Instruments CEO and Director John R. Peeler
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Amazing place to work and great places to see

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Pros: travel the world,The best technology, work with a lot of professional people

    Cons

    Cons: nothing comes to mind why anyone would not work here

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Veeco

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Veeco Instruments

    Pros

    A manufacturer of high tech process equipment serving a variety of markets.

    Cons

    I would recommend a career at Veeco Instruments. The work can be demanding but the rewards can be excellent.

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    Veeco has a strong leadership team.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lighting the world with technology

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Working on some of the most important technologies in todays clean energy driven world.

    Cons

    sometimes working at the bleeding edge requires courage

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get out in front of the team more often to share perspective and future growth opportunities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great people, challenging work, hard to advance

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Veeco Instruments

    Pros

    Great group of individuals to work with. Challenging work and always supported to learn new skills. Feel welcomed and great atmosphere for team driven work.

    Cons

    Hard to find opportunities to advance in the company without PHD. Feels like lots of management for an equivalent number of workers at times.

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Awesome

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Veeco Instruments

    Pros

    Technology that is changing the world, excellent leadership team that manages the business well, very smart, dedicated coworkers, market leadership in every product category, advancement opportunities, high-performance culture.

    Cons

    This is the capital equipment business, where volatility is expected. You've got to roll with the changes in direction and strategy and be flexible. Contribute to solutions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication, transparency, and leadership by example. Keep up the great work.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great technology to learn. Very hardworking and dedicated team!

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer  in  Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Fremont, CA

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

    Pros

    An awesome learning experience, a great team.

    Cons

    long work hours sometimes. Need more staff to distribute the work load

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to improve in covering the market segment for effectively

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great internship experience.

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    Former Employee - Engineering Intern  in  Santa Barbara, CA
    Former Employee - Engineering Intern in Santa Barbara, CA

    I worked at Veeco Instruments part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great experience in the optics field

    Cons

    Very large company, not much one on one mentoring

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    future for high tech career

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Scientist
    Former Employee - Senior Research Scientist

    I worked at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    High Tech company with lots of new technology, and working hard to make the top runner. Most people work for technology related engineering without too much paper work.

    Cons

    Too fast transition in market and need to follow up all changes with limited resources. requires additional work as sacrificing with less family time.

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    Need to keep morality and good motivation without burning out.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good co to work but mgmnt keep changing ideas

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good working environment.
    Enjoy working with professionals and flexibiity at work
    Nice

    Cons

    Upper management unsure of what path to take and always changing the ideas. Too many layoffs and off.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Veeco Instruments was a good place to work

    Former Employee - Director  in  Plainview, NY
    Former Employee - Director in Plainview, NY

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

    Pros

    High tech industry so work will stay in the USA

    Cons

    Sales would vary tremendously so very up and down

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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