Who We Are

JMH Group are industry leading experts and a ‘one stop shop’ for all mobile plant and equipment maintenance, repairs and support. With thanks to expert knowledge and experience, a strong passion and a huge work ethic JMH Group are dedicated to always working to the highest levels of safety and efficiency whilst striving for optimum results for our clients.

JMH Group have a large team of qualified and experienced tradespeople working in our workshops, based in Geraldton and Perenjori, plus in various field placements throughout Western Australia. Our trade qualified technicians include Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics, Auto Electricians and Boilermakers. These technicians are handpicked by our management team and are OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) trained from Toyota to Westrac and Komatsu. With the backing of our highly capable team from the ground up JMH Group remain confident that OEM products will be provided to our clients at a reasonable cost.

These technicians work with and are supported by our Parts and Clerical Departments who are also recognised and acknowledged as critical in the successful operations of JMH Group. The team at JMH Group are led by a supportive and experienced Management Team to ensure our clients receive the best service and support available in the industry.

We are very enthusiastic about keeping up to date with the latest advances in industry technologies and tooling to continue as industry leaders and innovators. This passion and drive helps to ensure we are equipped to handle every situation efficiently and safely. JMH Group have an extensive library of hire equipment, tooling and personnel to ensure our clients are able to stay at the top of their game.

All of these qualities have established JMH Group as industry leaders and in recent years led to partnerships with international innovators such as Scania, Hyundai and Groeneveld – Beka. JMH group is endorsed and equipped to supply parts, service and support for these brands.

JMH Group acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.

Our Vision

JMH Group are constantly striving for success. We strive to provide the best for our clients, employees, industries and to support our core values. Our passion and drive for success helps fuel our vision which is easily summarised into 3 key points;

 

  • To be the leading mechanical service and repairer of choice in the mining, construction and road transport industry.
  • To be recognised and valued for our high level of satisfaction, quality workmanship and efficiency all while working to the highest level of safety.
  • To be the employer of choice for quality skilled tradespeople and tradespeople wanting to further their skills and abilities.

Our Values

“We do what is right and we do what we will say we will do”

  • Safety is our priority
  • We work as a team
  • We are innovative
  • We are high performers and strive for results
  • We value a great work/life balance

Community

JMH Group are committed to our local Community by engaging local suppliers and subcontractors where feasible and hiring local tradespeople whenever possible.

We are also extremely passionate about supporting our Community wherever we can through Sponsorship and Donations.

Recent Sponsorships include:

  • Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
  • Midwest Charity Begins at Home
  • Perenjori Agricultural Show
  • Various Sporting and Community Groups within Geraldton and Perenjori
  • Steptember (Cerebral Palsy Fundraiser)
  • MACA Cancer 200
  • WIBBS Geraldton (Women Inspiring Better Business)

The JMH Group Team

JMH Group have a large team of qualified and experienced tradespeople working in our workshops, based in Geraldton and Perenjori, plus in various field placements throughout Western Australia. Our trade qualified technicians include Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics, Auto Electricians and Boilermakers. These technicians are handpicked by our management team and are OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) trained from Toyota to Westrac and Komatsu. With the backing of our highly capable team from the ground up JMH Group remain confident that OEM products will be provided to our clients at a reasonable cost.

These technicians work with and are supported by our Parts and Clerical Departments who are also recognised and acknowledged as critical in the successful operations of JMH Group.

The team at JMH Group are led by a supportive and experienced Management Team to ensure our clients receive the best service and support available in the industry.

Jaydon Hirst

Jaydon Hirst

Company Director

Jaydon has over 20 years’ experience working in both OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and Retail businesses servicing the Mining, Road Transport and Construction Industry. He has extensive industry knowledge and experience and is passionate about keeping up to date with technologies and trends in diagnostics and repairs which increase efficiency and productivity.

After completing his Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanical Apprenticeship in 2001 at Kelly’s Truck and Marine Jaydon relocated to the Kalgoorlie/Goldfields where he commenced his 10-year career with Komatsu, first as a Field Service Technician and then relocating back to Geraldton as Branch Manager.

In 2011 Jaydon fulfilled a lifelong dream of starting a business that provides leading industry solutions to his clients and opportunities for tradespeople (and aspiring tradespeople) to work on a wide variety of plant and equipment, enabling them to broaden their skills and knowledge. Jaydon has a reputation for his profound determination , work ethic and passion which, jointly, form the major driving force behind the success and continual growth of both the business, and the Team at JMH Group.

Leah Hirst

Leah Hirst

Company Director

Leah has worked for over 20 years in Administration, Human Resources and Management within the Legal Services, Earthmoving and Contract Management Industries. Leah began her career as a Legal Secretary. With a desire to help others, Leah trained to become a paralegal; working and volunteering in various roles within the Not-for -profit sector for several years. During this time Leah’s desire to give back to the community flourished and her passion to be involved in philanthropic work grew. The success of JMH Group has enabled Leah to continue this path

Leah works in close partnership with a team of Human Resources, Legal and Financial Consultants to ensure that all JMH Group operations, processes, procedures, and business development strategies are compliant with Legislative and Industry specific requirements, whilst continually striving to achieve and maintain professional and commercial best practices.

Luke Flavel

Luke Flavel

General Manager

Luke began his career as a Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic at Purcher International Geraldton. After completing his apprenticeship in 2003 he began working as a Field Service Technician in the Goldfields before returning to the family farm. Luke has worked as a Field Service Technician and in leadership roles in both retail and OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) businesses including several years as Workshop Manager at Macquarie Trucks in Cairns before relocating with his family back to Geraldton.

Luke has been an instrumental and driving factor in the growth and success of JMH Group since returning to Geraldton and joining the Team. He oversees all operational aspects of the business and does so successfully due to his analytical and strategic thinking skills together with his ‘can do’ attitude. Luke’s skills, experience and attitude have enabled him to form respectful and long-lasting working relationships with our Clients, his peers and the Team he leads. He is also passionate about providing leading industry solutions to our Clients with a diversity that provides opportunities for his Team to grow and expand their skills and capabilities.

Sheldon Waldock

Sheldon Waldock

Workshop Supervisor

Sheldon has over 17 years of experience as a Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic. After completing his apprenticeship at Boddington Bauxite Mine in 2003, Sheldon commenced with Westrac CAT in 2004 as a Field Service Technician in the Goldfields. Sheldon has worked in various leadership roles at both Westrac CAT and Centrals CEM such as Field Service Coordinator, Leading Hand and Workshop Manager.

In addition to Sheldon’s extensive Caterpillar experience and knowledge Sheldon has a very honest, trustworthy and understanding nature. He is diplomatic and takes an investigative approach to problem solving. These attributes ensure that Sheldon creates trusting and reliable relationships with both his Team and JMH Clients.

John Regan

John Regan

Human Resources Coordinator

John is a qualified Auto-Electrician with 25 years experience in the Automotive industry. He ran his own Auto-Electrician business for many years before taking a field officer/group training position with ATC Midwest. During his first 5 years with ATC, John completed a Diploma of Human Resourcing Management before becoming Operations Manager for 10 years. When he left ATC Midwest, John ran a HR consultancy business for a few years before joining JMH Group early 2021.

Besides his HR expertise, John brings a knowledge and focus on apprenticeship which aligns with JMH Group’s values.

In his spare time, John dedicates time to coach junior hockey in Geraldton.

Carol Kirk

Carol Kirk

Service Coordinator

From Warranty Clerk with Purcher International and AgWest Machinery, Insurance Liaison Officer with WFI Insurance, Retail Store Manager for Taking Shape and Senior Employment Consultant for a Midwest disability employment agency, Carol was able to bring a wealth of administrative experience and organisational magic to JMH when she joined the group in 2020.

Carol is a caring member of the workshop team, who always participates in organising and running social events. When she is not working at JMH, Carol operates a limousine business – Party Time Limo Geraldton.

Colleen King

Colleen King

Service Coordinator

Colleen joined JMH Group in September 2021 after a career in Sales Administration with Youngs Licensing and Western Independant Foods. Colleen works alongside Carol Kirk, looking after the scheduling of our customers’ vehicle repairs and liaising with many crucial stakeholders. Her flexible skills mean she was also able to take on the processing of our weekly payroll.

Outside of work, Colleen is a busy wife and mum of 2 boys.

Adam Bendikas

Adam Bendikas

Parts & Procurement Officer

Prior to joining JMH Group, Adam worked in Queensland for 8 years in the Automotive Industry as a spare parts procurement officer for multiple franchise dealerships. He worked with multinational parts such as Holden, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Volkswagen, Skoda, Renault. His positive attitude, attention to detail and high level of customer service are a definite asset in this front of house role.

Bruce Lane

Bruce Lane

Parts Interpreter

Bruce has over 22 years working in Parts, Purchasing and Storeman Roles within the Mining and Road Transport Industry. Bruce is a team player, is highly organised and his ‘can do’ and ‘will do’ attitude ensures that his Team and our Customers are receiving nothing but the best Service from the JMH Parts Department.

Bryce Kennedy

Bryce Kennedy

Field Service Supervisor

Bryce joined JMH Group in 2017 as a boilermaker and upgraded his trade to a Heavy-Duty Diesel Fitter.

After working as a Leading Hand Role at Mt Gibson in the first half of 2020, Bryce was promoted to this Geraldton based position responsible for managing rosters, attendance, health & safety and technical assistance to our field service staff.

Bryce’ success is testimony to his hard work and the efficacy of our Career Development Program.

Judy Marsh

Judy Marsh

Financial Officer

Judy has been with JMH Group when it first started operating in 2011. Initially, Judy contracted her services as an experienced bookkeeper before officially joining the Team as Financial Administrator in 2019. Judy has over 30 years’ experience in this field and prior to beginning with JMH Group worked at Edwards and Partners Accountants & Business Advisors for over 10 years. The experience and expertise that Judy brings to the Accounts Department ensures that all financial matters are maintained accurately and handled efficiently.

Julie Gardner

Julie Gardner

Office Administrator

Julie joined JMH Group in November 2021 with extensive experience in Sales Administration acquired at various Mid West businesses.

Julie gained knowledge of hydraulics while carrying sales administration and book-keeping tasks for 5 years at Geraldton Hydraulics. She then used her caring nature to assist people with disabilities find long term employment, working with APM for 2 years before joining JMH Group.

Her genuine welcoming attitude makes her the ideal person to be greeting our customers when they come through our doors and on the phone. We feel very lucky to have her on board.

Outside of work, Julie is a busy wife and mum to 2 teenage boys.