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efficiency expert

[ə′fish·ən·sē ‚ek·spərt]
(industrial engineering)
An individual who analyzes procedures, productivity, and jobs in order to recommend methods for achieving maximum utilization of resources and equipment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Even though the term "efficiency expert" has not been in use for some 60-plus years, everybody knows what I mean when I use it.
An efficiency expert seeks the value and income generated by streamlining processes and eliminating wasted effort.
Workflow is an "automated efficiency expert." Check out a famous movie with Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn called "The Desk Set." Tracy appears on the scene as an efficiency expert.
He returned to industrial engineering and became an efficiency expert in the garment industry.
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Ironically, Ryan is threatened with redundancy when efficiency expert Natalie (Anna Kendrick) puts forward a plan that agents should conduct the terminations via video conferencing.
In Pat's absence, SDS efficiency expert Edwin Carbunkle (Peter Woodward) plots to replace all of the human staff with robot doppelgangers.
TV researcher Katharine Hepburn is put out when efficiency expert Spencer Tracy is brought in to computerise her department.
Call in an efficiency expert to find out where you are bleeding red ink; sometimes just changing the physical layout of the office and coordinating information flow will add immediately to the bottom line.
To cut costs, he has allowed chief financial officer Gilberto Perezalonso, a renowned efficiency expert brought in from retail group Cifra this year, to reduce company payroll from 19,900 to 16,500.
EMMA Thompson, an energy efficiency expert at power firm E.on, said: "Simply watching your "energy wasteline" can have a considerable impact on the amount of electricity and gas you use - and this can have a positive effect on the environment and your energy bills."

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