Meaning of “job order” in the English Dictionary

"job order" in Business English

See all translations

job ordernoun [ C ]

uk us

PRODUCTION a written instruction to produce a particular amount of goods or to provide a particular service:

We have received a big job order from one of our main customers.
fill/complete a job order

HR a request from an employer to an employment agency to provide someone to do a particular job:

After a job order to fill a vacancy has been received from an employer, personnel consultants start the process of selecting suitable candidates.

(Definition of “job order” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)