Facilities and Equipment: Controls and Automation

In this online course, you will build on your knowledge of the types of process automation and associated controls, and building management systems.

At the conclusion of this session, participants will have knowledge of:

  • Building management systems
  • The types of process automation and associated controls


  • Years in industry: 0-4 to 5-14
  • Ideal audiences are those with 2+ years of industry experience that want to supplement their industry knowledge about a specific topic(s).

John Andrews is a Director of Andrews Consulting Enterprises Ltd. His responsibilities include providing consultancy on computer systems validation, compliance and quality assurance activities within the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and other regulated healthcare industries. Andrews is a member of the ISPE GAMP® Forum Special Interest Group on Process Control; he also sat on the Editorial Board for GAMP 4. He is currently specializing in the application of GAMP principles to the validation of PAT technologies, methods and models. Previously, Andrews was the manager of IT Consulting Service at KMI, a division of PAREXEL International LLC. He also served as Computer System Validation Manager and Supply Chain Systems Project Manager with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Responsibilities at GSK included all aspects of computer systems validation, from process control to business and laboratory system validation. He managed teams with responsibilities for ensuring that all computer system validation activities undertaken on site and within projects were completed to an appropriate level of compliance with the regulations. In addition, Andrews served 15 years with SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals where he held positions as a Senior Engineering Standards Engineer, Secondary Manufacturing Electrical Engineer, Projects Engineer and Electrical Supervisor.



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