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.
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Origin of efficiency expert
An Americanism dating back to 1910–15
Also called efficiency engineer.
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I did not label him efficiency-expert, for printers have always been notoriously allergic to that title.Nine Men in Time
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