About

Europe’s leading supplier
of aviation recruitment services.

JMC Group - About

The JMC Group combines decades of aviation recruitment experience with a desire to deliver a class leading service.

We have a strong set of core values that we apply to everything that we do.

Our creative approach to delivering operational solutions includes the provisions of permanent and contract based recruitment, planned and unplanned maintenance and engineering, aircraft paint and livery, fuel tank repairs and aircraft engineering training.

This evolving portfolio of services has ensured that we continue to build an outstanding reputation within the global aviation market place.

Our History

Every great company has an origin story, and ours is no different.

2008 – Launch

2008

JMC Recruitment Solutions opens doors with a team of 3.

2009

JMC Recruitment gain membership to the Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC)

2009 – New Offices

2009

JMC Group relocates to new offices to accommodate company internal growth

2010 – UK’s largest MRO Contract

2010

JMC Recruitment secures contract with the UK's largest MRO.

2011 – Awarded sole supplier agreement

2011

September: awarded sole supplier agreement to major UK Airline to support its line and base maintenance activities.

2011 – JMC Tank Services established

2011

JMC Tank Services established, offering scheduled and AOG fuel tank repair teams.

2012 – Awarded sole supplier agreement

2012

August: Awarded sole supplier agreement to support a major airline with European base maintenance operations.

2012 – JMC Recruitment opens new office

2012

JMC Recruitment opens new office in Cambridge to support contract win.

2012 – JMC Engineering established

2012

JMC Engineering was established to deliver a range of engineering services including competitive fixed price packages.

2012 – World-wide Coverage

2012

JMC Recruitment expand from supporting UK and European based businesses to world-wide support.

2013 – Awarded supplier agreement

2013

August: awarded supplier agreement for major UK Airline & Maintenance Repair Organisation, supporting base and line maintenance operations.

2013 – Kit sponsor

2013

JMC Group sign on as kit sponsor for Exeter City Football Club.

2014 – Recruitment Placement

2014

JMC Recruitment Solutions place c1,000 contract engineers per week.

2014 – JMC Recruitment establishes dedicated permanent recruitment division

2014

July: JMC Recruitment Solutions establishes dedicated permanent recruitment division to further enhance our capability portfolio and give additional services to our clients.

2015 – Open Malta branch

2015

JMC Recruitment Solutions open Malta branch to support major airline’s base maintenance activities.

2015 – First UK Military contract

2015

May: awarded first UK Military contract.

2015 – Portal launch

2015

JMC Recruitment launch proprietary portal technology to enhance service.

2015 – ELMS

2015

November: JMC Recruitment Solutions sign up as an early adopter of the ELMS software solution.

2015 – JMC Budapest

2015

JMC Budapest established to support major airline’s maintenance activities.

2014 – ISO Accreditation

2015

JMC Recruitment gained ISO9001:2008 accreditation

2012 – Office Relocation 2

2015

JMC relocates to new premises in order to further support internal growth and the creation of JMC Engineering.

2016

JMC Recruitment receive prestigious, inaugural "Award for Great Service" at the Jet2.com Supplier Conference.

JMC Group - Our World - Engineering

2017

JMC Recruitment sign multi-year contract with Abu-Dhabi based Etihad Engineering

Our Team

Warren Crook
Managing Director

Warren Crook

Managing Director - Exeter | JMC Group

Warren created JMC Recruitment Solutions out of a belief that things could be done differently; out of a belief that there was an opportunity to create a unique recruitment business that works in partnership with its clients; not just to provide a service but to provide a tailored solution to their recruitment and maintenance needs.

Having spent his career in the engineering sector, starting out as a fitter on the shop floor and later as a link man, Warren has a unique perspective that combines a contractor mentality with robust commercial understanding.

Warren has carefully selected the team at JMC, fostering an attitude that supports his own commercial drive – to create a unique company for both the employees and clients.

He takes great personal pride from the company’s ability to react and cater for client requests in a timely and comprehensive manner. Warren and the JMC team have become incredibly adept at understanding our clients’ businesses, anticipating their needs and preparing solutions to exceed their expectations. This has, in no small part, contributed to our 100% retention record and commercial success thus far.

 

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Richard Mintern
Chairman

Richard Mintern

Chairman - JMC Group

Richard Mintern has 30 years’ experience across a broad spectrum of international aviation business, is Chairman of both JMC Group and ELMS Aviation, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Hertfordshire.

Before that he was CEO Northern Europe and Asia Pacific for Avincis (which was subsequently acquired by Babcock International). Previously he enjoyed a successful career with the Monarch Group where he held the roles of Group CIO, Managing Director – Monarch Aircraft Engineering and was finally Group Chief Operating Officer before leaving the business to join Avincis in 2012. Earlier in his career Richard held engineering and flight simulation roles with Britannia Airways (TUI) and British Aerospace.

Richard began his career as an electrical engineering apprentice, before achieving a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science as a mature student, and is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Member of the British Computer Society, a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institute of Directors.

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Dave Broadbridge
Head of Business Development

Dave Broadbridge

Head of Business Development - Cambridge | JMC Recruitment, JMC Tank Services

Before joining JMC Recruitment Solutions, David had built up a wealth of experience working originally as an aircraft structural fitter for 20 years, before moving to the recruitment sector in 2006 where he managed accounts for high-profile clients in the aviation and performance automotive sectors.

David’s time “on the tools” saw him working on a variety of maintenance and production subcontracts all over the world including a 3 years term at Air New Zealand, Auckland.

In 2012 David was approached by Warren Crook with a view to opening a branch of JMC Recruitment in Cambridge. Having accepted the offer, or rather the challenge, David has been instrumental in the development of both the JMC Recruitment team and the wider business portfolio. As the Business Group Manager, David contributes to the management team responsible for the effective development of both JMC Recruitment and the JMC Tank Services businesses.

David reinforces the commercial ambition that is embodied throughout the leadership of the JMC Group. His commitment to providing a world-class service to clients is matched only by his commitment to the people in the teams he works with.

 

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Matthew Laing
Financial Controller

Matthew Laing

Financial Controller - JMC Group | Exeter

Matthew is a chartered management accountant with experience in consultancy, construction, renewables and the aviation recruitment and engineering sector.

Having joined the JMC Group in early 2016 as the Group’s Financial Controller, Matthew provides the Group’s companies with sound financial planning and counsel. Matt takes great enjoyment from ensuring that the relevant business leaders and stakeholders are provided with the timely and accurate financial information they need to run their businesses effectively, and in support of the Group’s wider objectives.

As keen sportsman, Matt is passionate about healthy living, something he enjoys sharing with his young family.

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Michael Marshall
Safety & Quality Manager

Michael Marshall

Safety & Quality Manager - Jmc Recruitment | JMC Engineering | JMC Tank Services

Michael “Mick” Marshall started his career as an apprentice Aircraft Mechanic for British Airways at Heathrow in 1980. With his time-served under one of the most respected apprenticeships in the world and having spent time working as an approved engineer, Mick later moved to a smaller airline, British Air Ferries, operating out of Southend Airport. Mick remained at British Air Ferries until 1996, gaining his UKCAA Aircraft Maintenance Licence and assuming the role or Inspector/Supervisor. He later moved to Jersey European Airways, now Flybe, before embarking on a career as a contract engineer. Mick returned to Flybe a number of times over the years, working on a contract basis as a licensed certifier in both the Base and Line maintenance environments.

During his time as a contract engineer Mick worked for a host of airlines in the UK, Europe and the Middle-East, including Swiss International Airlines, Gulf Air, TNT, KLM UK, Brussels Airlines, as well maintenance organisations such as F R Aviation and Inflite.

Mick holds EASA Part 66 B1 and C licences with Type Ratings for Fokker F27, BAE146/RJ, Embraer 145 and 170/190 aircraft.

Mick joined JMC Recruitment Solutions in 2013 as the Safety and Quality Manager to attain ISO9001-2008 accreditation and to develop a Maintenance Organisation Exposition for the ever evolving JMC Engineering. Today, Mick provides safety and quality oversight and support for all of the JMC Group’s interests.

Mick is a valuable asset to the JMC Group. He works closely with colleagues and clients to find effective solutions to challenges that they may be experiencing. A consummate professional, Mick has incredibly high standards that translate into an enhanced culture of safety and quality throughout JMC.

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Charlotte

Charlotte Hodge
Group Legal

Charlotte Hodge

Group Legal - Exeter, Cambridge | JMC Group

Prior to joining the JMC Group, Charlotte worked in private practice where her core area of work was commercial contracts and company law.

Charlotte joined the JMC Group in the spring of 2015, as its in-house solicitor. Her day-to-day role typically involves drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements and documents and advising the management team on where the risks to JMC might lie and how best to lessen them.

Charlotte particularly enjoys the wider role that her position with the JMC Group offers;

“I love the fact that when the phone goes or an email ‘pings’ in, I never quite know what area of law I might be spending the next few hours looking at!”

Charlotte gets a real sense of satisfaction if she is able to achieve a good deal for the JMC Group that will benefit the organisation and our customers around the world.

 

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Jon Adams
Recruitment Manager

Jon Adams

Recruitment Manager - Cambridge | JMC Recruitment Solutions

Prior to joining the JMC Group, Jon had built up a wealth of experience in the aviation industry. He served the first 28 years of his career as a sheet metal worker, supporting a range of operators, manufacturers and MROs all over the world.

After coming off the tools in 2008, Jon forged a successful career in recruitment. Utilising his experience as an engineer, he has supported blue-chip clients in both the aviation and automotive industry, and is now responsible for JMC Recruitment’s Cambridge office. Jon and his team provide expert recruitment support for a portfolio of aviation clients around the world.

Jon is passionate about client service and is committed to ensuring that he and his team go the extra mile to ensure that a requirement is met and that their candidates are provided the support they require.

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Jamie Portt
Recruitment Manager

Jamie Portt

Recruitment Manager - Exeter | JMC Recruitment

Jamie has in excess of 10 years’ experience in the recruitment sector. During this time he has provided recruitment support for organisations in a number of complex industries including education, engineering, and now aviation. Jamie’s experience includes recruitment for both temporary and permanent placements.

During the course of his career, Jamie has worked his way up from the ground floor. He started out as a trainee and is now a Recruitment Manager, working as part of a team that is responsible for the provision of more than 1,000 contract engineers per week.

Jamie’s determination to provide a class leading service regularly motivate him to go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that our customers’ expectations are exceeded.

 

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Dan Jackson
Head of Training

Dan Jackson

Head of Training - Exeter | JMC Training

As Head of Training, Dan brings more than 20 years’ experience from across the civilian aviation industry.

Following the completion of his apprenticeship, and throughout the course of his career, Dan has had the opportunity to work in a number of different engineering and maintenance environments. He has hand-built thrust reversers for the majority of world’s major aircraft manufacturers and served time in the base maintenance environments of the industry’s leading MRO facilities.

Years of experience as an airframe fitter, Sheet Metal Worker, Team Leader (where he was responsible for mentoring a group of apprentices over a 2 year period) QA inspector, Account Manager and Head of Training makes him the perfect candidate to design and run our growing training business.

A down to earth, approachable manner combined with his wealth of experience in the sector allows Dan to engage effectively with his students and JMC corporate customers.
Dan has huge ambition for JMC Training, with a committed team and a growing network of global training partners, his motivation will see the company become a leading institution of technical aviation training.

 

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Emma Lee-Tubby
HR Manager

Emma Lee-Tubby

HR Manager - JMC Group

Emma joined the JMC Group having established her career within the legal services sector. It was here that Emma first developed her passion for, and drive to pursue a career in HR. Emma is an active member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD) and in 2016 was awarded a CIPD certification in Human Resource Management.

Emma professes to enjoy the diversity that an HR generalist position offers, and is passionate about providing the JMC Group companies with a professional, comprehensive and high-quality HR service. Emma and her team are responsible for every aspect of the Human Resources portfolio, whether that be training and development, talent acquisition and retention or colleague support. Emma thrives when we pose challenges to keep her on her toes.

Away from the office, Emma enjoys adventuring out into the Devonshire countryside to capture her latest photographic masterpiece.

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JMC Group is a trading name of JMC Recruitment Solutions Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 06583787 with its registered office at Vantage Point, Woodwater Park, Pynes Hill, Exeter, EX2 5FD. For information only, the company JMC-Group Limited is a holding company which does not trade, it is registered in England and Wales with company number 08647118 and has its registered address at Vantage Point, Woodwater Park, Pynes Hill, Exeter, EX2 5FD