Meet the Team

Nigel Seopardie IMI, T.Eng

Director

Nigel started his training with Mercedes-Benz in 1988 and worked his way up through the ranks to Senior Technician and then Workshop Manager. In 2003 Nigel left Mercedes Benz to set up his own Independent Mercedes-Benz company, now NJS Solutions (SE) Ltd.

Nigel’s main responsibility is overseeing the day-to-day running of the company, as well as providing technical training and support to other members of staff. He is also responsible for very technical and complex issues that today’s modern engine management systems bring.

Nigel is also known for his vast knowledge of Mercedes-Benz classic cars in which he was trained on during his time with Mercedes-Benz. He is currently in the process of setting up a new company, NJS Classics Ltd, which will solely deal with classic cars.

Margaret (Maggie) Seopardie

Personal Assistant and Company Secretary

Maggie provides administrative and secretarial support to the Director.

She, together with Joe, is responsible for the day-to-day running of the office, dealing with customers face to face and by telephone.

She has a good knowledge in the use of the Mercedes-Benz online ordering system and DSB (Digital Service Booklet) ensuring that service history is added to the Mercedes-Benz online database, maintaining service history

She also works closely alongside the Director in managing the company to ensure that customers are dealt with in a pleasant, professional, fair and friendly manner. She has also gained a vast knowledge of the Mercedes-Benz product.

Maggie is also responsible for the company’s HR and financial affairs.

George Seopardie

Workshop Manager

George joined NJS Solutions (SE) Ltd in 2015 after completing his A levels. Whilst working at NJS Solutions he then studied for his apprenticeship at North West Kent College one day a week studying for his Level 3 in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair which he successfully completed in 2018.

Since becoming part of the team George has progressed to become Workshop Manager. He is responsible for the day to day running of a busy workshop and giving assistance to other members of staff as and when required. He has excellent mechanical, communication and computer skills and is confident in all types of vehicle repair, ie engine rebuilds, turbo replacement, gearbox repairs and servicing etc. He also has a good knowledge of vehicle electrics including CAN-BUS and FlexRay and has already undertaken his IMI Level 3 Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle System Repair and Replacement. He is also competent in carrying out 3D 4 wheel alignments and necessary adjustments.

He is also trained in using the Mercedes-Benz Star machine in relation to diagnosing fault codes, carrying out software upgrades and the coding of control units.

George is also very knowledgeable in the use of the Mercedes-Benz on line parts ordering system and entering service history onto DSB (Digital Service Booklet).

George has also gained certification in Air Conditioning, Fuel Contamination and Additives and has attended various workshops.

When time permits he is also being trained by Nigel to further his ability in auto electrics.

Sam Kingdom

Senior Technician

Sam joined NJS Solutions (SE) Ltd in 2018 and works full time. He has recently completed his Level 3 qualification in Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair qualification at North Kent College.

Since joining the team Sam’s main responsibilities are working on the older vehicles, ie the classic cars. Sam is a problem solver and a great one at that. He works on his own a lot of the time but under the supervision and guidance of Nigel.

He is a good fabricator and if there is something that needs repairing or taking apart and putting back together Sam’s your man. Sam is an asset to the company and it is rare to find someone so young with such a talent and bright future ahead of him.

Sam is also competent in the use of the Mercedes Benz star machine and diagnosing fault codes. He also undertakes various mechanical and electric tasks.

Sam is also being trained when time permits by Nigel in the use of auto electrics.

Joe Shutt

Service Manager

Joe is the latest member of staff to join the team at NJS Solutions (SE) Ltd (Dec. 2020).

He works closely with Nigel and Maggie to ensure the smooth operation of the company. He is responsible for taking workshop bookings and liaising with customers. He is also responsible for ensuring that all the technicians are allocated their jobs and that he is kept up to date on how work is progressing throughout the day and thereafter.

Since joining NJS Solutions Joe has introduced a new garage management system which enables us to keep a much better track of work in progress, bookings and customer history. He has an excellent knowledge of the system and has trained the relevant staff.

He has excellent communication skills and is responsible for liaising with customers and other companies. He is also responsible for pre ordering parts and invoicing customers.

Joe has also introduced and organised our new phone system with HiHi. The HiHi phones also allows us to run our garage management system through them, with removable ipads which enable the technician to video their findings and send them to the customer if required.

He is also responsible for all our social media.

Joe is also confident in using the Mercedes-Benz on line ordering system and DSB (Digital Service Booklet) which allows us to add service history to the Mercedes-Benz service database.

Joe is also hands-on in the workshop if we are ever short staffed as he is an ex BMW trained technician. Basically a very good all- rounder and fits in well with the team at NJS.

Contact Us

Our Address:
Unit 12
West Kingsdown Industrial Estate
London Road
West Kingsdown
Sevenoaks
TN15 6EL


Contact Us:
Tel: 01474 855654
Mobile: 07831 299101
Email: info@njs-solutions.com


Opening Hours:
Mon - Fri 8.00 am - 6.00 pm


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