Tool Design Engineer II designs a wide variety of tools consistent with standard tool configuration, including cutting and forming tools. Determines tool specifications and requirements by interfacing with manufacturing staff to determine the best design for the tool. Being a Tool Design Engineer II performs calculations to determine exact dimensions, materials required and cost of the tools. Works with engineering to identify problems with performance or tool life and recommends solutions or enhancements. Additionally, Tool Design Engineer II typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Tool Design Engineer II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Tool Design Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.