Careers at FEI

At FEI, we celebrate the achievements of our customers as they strive to resolve the world's problems through exploration and discovery. With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, FEI provides customers with high-performance microscopy workflows that enable them to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, increase productivity, and ultimately change the world.


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Help Us Unlock the Mysteries of Life

In life sciences, our solutions help scientists understand the mechanisms of life. Whether working in cancer, HIV, crop pest resistance, animal science, or drug discovery research, scientists gain deeper understanding of cell behavior, functionality, and structure with FEI. 

Push Semiconductors to the Next Level

Our customers in the electronics industry are racing to develop new products at 20nm and smaller. As designs get smaller, everything becomes more complex and billions of dollars are at stake. FEI workflows are helping semiconductor companies work successfully with structures that are just a few atoms thick, so that they can improve yields and accelerate time to market.

Increase the World's Energy Supplies

The search for natural resources expands as demand intensifies. FEI automated mineralogy workflows are transforming productivity in labs, mines, production sites, and wellsites to help customers quickly answer critical questions and bring new energy sources to market.

Innovate New Materials

Innovative materials hold the key to improving safety, fuel efficiency, and productivity. FEI is helping scientists expand their knowledge of materials' elements and behavior over time in response to a variety of environmental factors. Discoveries that improve city infrastructures, increase clean water supplies, and reduce energy demands rely on FEI innovation.

Where Do You Fit?

If you want to help accelerate discoveries that change our world for the better, look no further than FEI. We need motivated, inspired professionals with experience that spans many fields: 



Besides the satisfaction of helping customers change the world, FEI employees also enjoy competitive pay, opportunities for growth, and a range of other perks depending on where they are located.


Competitive Pay
We aim to hire and retain the very best individuals available, and that means providing highly competitive total compensation packages.

Profit Sharing
 At FEI, everyone has the opportunity to be rewarded through an annual profit-sharing program. Participation and payment depend on individual performance, business unit performance, and FEI's overall business and financial results.

Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
Most employees can purchase FEI stock at a discount.

Informal Bonuses and Rewards
 We believe that all employees deserve recognition for a job well done, and sometimes they deserve something more. Managers are encouraged to reward "above and beyond" efforts.


Career Mobility
Your advancement is based on your contribution, impact, and willingness to take on new challenges. FEI offers plenty of opportunities to take your career to the next level, including formal programs, informal mentoring, and a culture that encourages and rewards personal and professional growth.

Global Mobility
FEI considers candidates from all locations and also offers cross-site opportunities to employees for key assignments. You could move between Europe, the U.S., and Asia- Pacific regions as steps in your career.

Training and Development
As a growing company, we need you to grow with us. You can take advantage of a wide range of development programs, from on-site learning opportunities to degree reimbursement programs.


Patent Award Program
FEI is issued many new patents every year and rewards employees for their patented innovation with cash bonuses and recognition.

Employee Referral Awards
Once you join FEI, keep your eyes open for new talent. If you "Spot a New Colleague" and they are subsequently hired, you'll receive a financial reward.


Paid Time Off
We expect hard work, but you also have regular opportunities to take time off with pay to rest, relax, and recharge your batteries.   

Transportation Assistance
Depending on where you work, you may be eligible for assistance in getting to and from work. This could mean access to a shared car, a transit subsidy, or a transportation allowance. 

Teamwork for Fun
We like to encourage teamwork and sponsor a range of activities for employees in their local areas.

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Find a job that interests you and click Apply for this job to complete the online application. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or protected veteran status. If you require an accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact us at  503-726-7500, or for assistance.