Director of Operations

Malvern, PA

Posted: 04/17/2023 Industry: Manufacturing, Construction & Engineering Pay Rate: $175,000+

Job Description

We are hiring a Director of Operations for a high end manufacturing and design firm on the Main Line.  This role will oversee a team of 125 people including inside and outside sales reps, installers, manufacturing specialists and more. This is an on-premise job with a large part of the role is connecting with the community and networking with other prospects and business owners.  Year End Start is preferable. 

  • Experience running an entrepreneurial business strongly preferred. 
  • Polished and Professional with a charisma that is able to connect with people.
  • Sales minded focus
  • Experience running the financials of a business required.

Meet Your Recruiter

Nanette Sciolla Carney
Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Nanette Sciolla Carney is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Carney Group. Nanette’s background includes many years’ experience with the IBM Corporation. After several promotions and a successful run with the company, Nanette left the corporate world to raise a family of seven children. With a strong desire to return to the workforce years later, Nanette discovered a need in the employment sector for mature, experienced professionals. In 1992, along with her husband, John, she launched The Carney Group. Since then, her dedication has led the company to an award-winning, nationally recognized recruiting firm.

She is deeply committed to supporting the growth of professional women in the business community. She was integral in the founding of the Society of Professional Women, which is part of the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. In addition, she was a founding member of the North Penn Women’s Network over 20 years ago and has served as its chairperson. This network was a newly created council of The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Montgomery County (formerly the North Penn Chamber of Commerce). Service to the community has always been an integral part of her life and she currently serves on the President’s Council of Gwynedd Mercy University and the Board of Directors of Mount Saint Joseph Academy. Nanette has been honored with many awards over her career to include:

  • Gwynedd Mercy University Distinguished Alumnae Award, 2001
  • Woman of Distinction Award, Philadelphia Business Journal, 2012
  • Brava Award, SmartCEO, 2012
  • Hall of Fame Honoree, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, 2014
  • Finalist, Cornerstone Awards, SmartCEO, 2015
  • CEO of the Year Main Line Chamber of Commerce, 2016

Where did you grow up? East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia

Where do you live Now?  North Wales, PA

First Job:  Hostess at Sciolla’s Supper Club, owned by my family. Hospitality has always been part of my family. I was able to greet the guests each night and treated each person with dignity and kindness. I realized the importance of first impressions at a very young age. 

Where did you go to college? Gwynedd Mercy University

Favorite quote: “Tough times don’t last. tough people do.”

Favorite Vacation Spot: Any place where I can put my feet in the sand and have a bucket of salt water next to me. 

Charity that matters to you: Variety Club and Special Olympics, impacting the lives of special people every day.

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