Sarah Koenig

Koenig SarahSarah Koenig is the Associate Director for Manufacturing Cost Modeling at Pratt and Whitney. She oversees a team of manufacturing engineers and project managers and is responsible for the creation of manufacturing cost models in support of partner and supplier negotiations, as well as helping quantify the cost impact of proposed design changes. Previously, she spent 5 years in Industrial Management, taking on roles of increasing responsibility, culminating in the leading the incorporation and industrialization of key configuration changes, including a full-life core, on the Next Generation Product Family (NGPF) 24K Regional Jet family of engines.

She began her career as a member of the Manufacturing Engineering Development (MED) Program at Pratt and Whitney, completing roles in both manufacturing and quality. Upon completion of the MED Program, she took roles of increasing responsibility in manufacturing, supply chain, and project management, including joining the Operations Leadership Program (OLP) at heritage UTC. Sarah has worked at both Pratt and Whitney and Collins Aerospace, in addition to other former hUTC divisions.

Sarah is a SWE Life member and has held leadership roles

at the section, region, and Society level. Most recently, she held the role of Career Stages Work Group Lead on the newly formed Affinity Group Committee. She is also on the Board of Directors for Camp Mujigae, a Korean heritage camp primarily serving the Korean adoptee community. She graduated from the International Engineering Program at the University of Rhode Island, earning both a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and a B.A. in French and has stayed connected to her alma mater by serving on two industry advisory boards for the College of Engineering. She also holds an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. Sarah is also an Advisor to RTX ASPIRES, the Asian-American Leadership Forum ERG at Pratt and Whitney.

In her spare time, Sarah can be found spending time with her husband and two kids, planning Disney trips (even if they’re not her own), running, or working quotes from Bluey into everyday conversation.