Andy Trainor is currently the Sr. Director Central Operations, Walmart Academies. In this role, Andy and his team are responsible for the operation of the training academies which includes the training of our associates from the role of hourly supervisor through market manager, training our contact center associates, content development, academy certification audits, and establishing/maintaining the infrastructure necessary to manage the largest university in the United States.
In his previous role, Andy spent 4 years as the Sr. Director for China Implementation for International Business Processes responsible for sharing and implementing Walmart global best practices within the China business. In this role, Andy and his team manage a locally based implementation team to work with the business in expanding the capabilities of the business functions within China through leverage and execution.
Prior to this, Andy was responsible for the International Logistics Engineering team where he was responsible for establishing, developing, and working with the logistics engineers in 28 countries to improve productivity and processes within the logistics and transportation businesses. Prior to his international roles, Andy worked in the US logistics division where he worked on the Grocery Industrial Engineering team designing mechanized grocery distribution centers, developing process improvement projects, and managing a team of field industrial engineers. Before Walmart, Andy worked as the Industrial Engineering Manager for Fred’s Inc, a retail store chain based in Memphis Tennessee.
Andy has 18 years with Walmart and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from The University of Memphis and a Master’s Degree in Business from Webster’s University.