tasksetter

noun

Definition of tasksetter

  1. :  one that sets a task: a :  one that sets the tasks of workers by designating the output to be attained or the time to be consumed and that also usually determines the pay rate when an incentive plan is used b :  a worker whose rate of output on a specified task is used as a standard for other workers

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