Ferry Surianto is the Business Development Manager for W&S Plastics Pty Ltd. He graduated as Bachelor of Manufacturing Engineering and Management from UNSW and has a very strong manufacturing and customer relation background. Since graduating he worked in the footwear manufacturing industry as an operation engineer. He has also owned and managed a wine lounge and sports bar in his native Indonesia from 2008 until 2011.
Ferry joined W&S in 2013 as the Continuous Improvement manager focusing in robotic automation and was responsible for W&S’ showcase project which incorporated the integration of a 5 axis robot with a plastic injection molding machine, a multi station printer and a vision checking quality system.
He has been involved in all continuous improvement and cost saving project since he started with the business. The success of the continuous improvement team can be attributed to his leadership.
The setup of the W&S manufacturing facility in Kulai, Malaysia in 2016 occupied much of his time and his intimate knowledge of regional culture and persuasive personality was instrumental in its success.
Recognising his preeminent communication and people skills, in 2017 he was offered a Business Development Managerial Role to which he has applied his usual energy and enthusiasm.
He strongly believes in setting realistic customer expectations and coordinates the W&S team to exceed expectations to ensure customer satisfaction.
When he is not busy attending his valued customers, he spends time trying to be the best husband and dad for his 2 children. Ferry enjoys weekend outdoor activities and social basketball competition.