- 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.
Compare time and motion study.
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
Noel Miller Loomis