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English definition of “order taker”

order taker

noun [C]    
COMMERCE someone whose job is to take orders from customers, especially over the phone: In order to increase profit margins, many fast food chains are locating their order takers in call centers that are hundreds of miles away.
(Definition of order taker noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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