efficiency expert


noun

a person who studies the methods, procedures, and job characteristics of a business or factory with the object of devising ways to increase the efficiency of equipment and personnel.

Origin of efficiency expert

An Americanism dating back to 1910–15
Also called efficiency engineer.
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Examples from the Web for efficiency expert

  • I did not label him efficiency-expert, for printers have always been notoriously allergic to that title.

    Nine Men in Time|Noel Miller Loomis