efficiency expert

noun

Definition of efficiency expert

: one who analyzes methods, procedures, and jobs in order to secure maximum efficiency

called also efficiency engineer

Examples of efficiency expert in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enter Molly Patel, a Pennsylvania chemical plant efficiency expert who does a little stand-up on the side. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, "‘Late Night’ review: A writers’ room of one’s own, with Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson," 12 June 2019 The restaurant’s financial information is being shared with workers, everyone from the cashier to the dishwasher, and each is being trained to be an efficiency expert. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, "Popular Dudley Square cafe with a social mission returns next month," 29 Nov. 2019 In 1920, Edith got a job at the investment company S.W. Straus as an efficiency expert. Brian T. Allen, National Review, "Edith Halpert and American Modernism," 14 Dec. 2019 Everything that happens is timed and measured in a way that efficiency experts of earlier generations could only dream about. Scott Shane, New York Times, "Prime Mover: How Amazon Wove Itself Into the Life of an American City," 30 Nov. 2019 Enter Molly Patel, a Pennsylvania chemical plant efficiency expert who does a little stand-up on the side. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, "‘Late Night’ review: A writers’ room of one’s own, with Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson," 12 June 2019 His father was a business consultant and one of the country’s first efficiency experts. New York Times, "Arthur Lazarus Jr., Champion of Native American Rights, Dies at 92," 4 Aug. 2019 Enter Molly Patel, a Pennsylvania chemical plant efficiency expert who does a little stand-up on the side. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, "‘Late Night’ review: A writers’ room of one’s own, with Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson," 12 June 2019 Enter Molly Patel, a Pennsylvania chemical plant efficiency expert who does a little stand-up on the side. Michael Phillips, Detroit Free Press, "Emma Thompson outstanding, but ‘Late Night’ disappoints," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of efficiency expert

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Efficiency expert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/efficiency%20expert. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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