About Jim Voigt

45 Years’ Experience

in Grain, Feed, Ag Processing, and Related Industries

10 Years Continuous
Improvement Management


• 37 years experience
• VP of Operations and Engineering for ADM’s domestic
and international grain division
• Responsible for over 400 locations, including country
elevators, train loaders, barge loaders, port facilities,
processing facility grain handling and storage
• Work experience in 22 countries
• Managed facility upgrades on hundreds of projects
• Designed and managed construction of over a dozen new
facilities from country elevators to ports
• Past International President and Board Chair of GEAPS
• Member of Distinction GEAPS (2006)

Ag Inputs

• Liquid and dry fertilizer
• Ag chemicals
• Ammonia
• Ag fuels


Conducted continuous improvement projects in soy extraction and refining, refined oils, corn processing, corn milling, bioproducts, flour milling, soy isolates and proteins, cocoa, and chocolate


• Participated in multiple acquisition projects, providing
operational, engineering, organizational, value
establishment, and risk assessment inputs
• Developed strong safety culture and programs
• Managed ADM Milling food safety program for a period
of time
• Continuous improvement project in general
administration such as working capital reduction
• Certified train the trainer in numerous safety programs
• Green belt in Lean six Sigma
• Certified in HACCP for feeds and grain
• PCQI certified for Human and Animal Food under FSMA


Graduate of Cal Poly

Ag Business Management, graduated with honors