Rounding up the Thundering Red Oxx Herd

Meet the Crew who Builds your Bags.

No shadow branding here. We’re proud to build your bag here on American soil while employing real Americans (all of them except King Mc-Eddie, a Nigerian transplant from Africa). Real jobs. Made here, in Montana. From sewing and production specialists to fabric cutters, quality control inspectors and customer service professionals, we employ a diversity of people from a variety of different backgrounds. Interested in joining the thundering Red Oxx herd? Peruse our job openings and career opportunities here where you can also download our employment application form.

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Madam Lacy

Madam Lacy

Madam Lacy
Position: Bag Designer.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Any, ’cause it’s made with love.
How did you come to work at Red Oxx? I was told a local restaurant (Staggering Ox, no relation) needed an industrial sewer and I thought “Hell, sewing napkins is better than plotting people’s deaths.”
Beer, wine, mixed drinks, tea or coffee? Football: beer. Friends: mixed drinks. Holidays: wine. Work: coffee.
Hobbies? Rocks! Rocks! I like rocks! I like looking at them, hunting for them, picking them, and licking them.

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Carissa

Carissa

Carissa
Position: Production Supervisor.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? PR5.5 –perfect weekend or vacation bag for a woman who needs to pack a LOT for only a couple of days.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? Best company I’ve ever worked for. Employees are like family. Makes me want to work every day.
Hobbies? I enjoy acrylic painting, clearance shopping, spending time with my fiance, and going for walks in the park with my dogs.

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Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller
Position: Shipping.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Market Tote –I can put a LOT of stuff in it!
What’s the best thing you like about your job? Never a dull moment.
Hobbies? Riding horses, hiking with the dogs, four wheeling –generally being outside.
Montana Native or Alien? NATIVE.
Where would you like to travel to right now? Just got back from Miami. It was pretty nice, wouldn’t mind going back.

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Karen G.

Karen G.

Karen G.
Position: Seamstress extraordinaire.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? I love them all and use all of them every day. Although I think my Market Totes are secretly reproducing.
Hobbies? Hunting, fishing and off-roading.
Montana Native or Alien? Born and bred Montanan.
How many Red Oxx Bags do you own? I have almost one of everything. Hey, don’t judge me. There’s no such thing as too many!

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Minister of Information

Minister of Information

Minister of Information
Position: Ministering marketing.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? The one I’m using.
Beer, wine, mixed drinks, tea or coffee? Beer in summer, wine in winter. Coffee in the morning, tea at night. Never tried mixing them?
Montana Native or Alien? Montanan born and raised.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? I don’t have to sew.
Hobbies? Didn’t you already ask that question? The one about beer or wine or mixing something?

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Teddy K

Teddy K.

Teddy K.
Position: Fabric Cutter.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? C-Ruck. It’s effing bad ass.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? Installing turn locks. I can talk to the company president when I want.
Beer, wine, mixed drinks, tea or coffee? Beer, then mixers.
Montana Native or Alien? Both.
How did you come to work at Red Oxx? My sister was the secretary.

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Jenna

Jenna

Jenna
Position: Sewing and Production Specialist.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Ah, so many. Rucksack for camping, CPA for every day, Tres Hombres for weekend getaway, last but not least, the Market Tote; so versatile!
What’s the best thing you like about your job? Um, can I pick pot lucks? I love good food and friends.
Hobbies? Restoring antique furniture, painting, hiking, camping, fishing, and snowboarding.

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Hafer

Hafer

Hafer
Position: Customer Service Consultant.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Hands down the Sky Train because I love having carry options.
How did you come to work at Red Oxx? Filled out an application with no idea of what to expect. I did a sewing test. I thought I failed but was hired a week later. Now I work in CS.
Beer, wine, mixed drinks, tea or coffee? Yes please.
Hobbies? Spending time with family, dogs and friends. Watching sports and talking about them. Oh and I love Frisbee golf!
What’s the best thing you like about your job? I LOVE the people, like family. I love to solve problems and HELP people. It’s awesome we get to be free thinkers.

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King Mc-Eddie

King Mc-Eddie

King Mc-Eddie
Position: Sewer.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Sky Train and Air Boss. They have many useful pockets.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? It’s fun making different kinds of bags, and knowing people love their bags makes me proud!!
Hobbies? Skyping my family in Africa.
How did you come to work at Red Oxx?I was sponsored by my church to come to America. My sponsor then showed me the job opening on Facebook.
Spring, summer, winter or fall? All because I work inside. Ha! Ha!

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Rev Salyers

Rev Salyers

Rev Salyers
Position: Quality Control.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Gator, not too big, not too small.
How did you come to work at Red Oxx? Facebook.
Hobbies? Mountain biking, riding motorcycle, spending quality time with my four legged children.
If you could invent a new Red Oxx bag, what would it be? Something using used bike tires and tubes.
Beaches, mountains, forests, deserts or prairie? Doesn’t matter if I’m on 2 wheels.

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K-2

K-2

K-2
Position: Sewing and Production Specialist.

What’s the best thing you like about your job? The owners and employees. It feels like an extended family. Also the satisfaction of producing the best bags ever.
Hobbies? Attending wrestling matches of our youngest son. Camping, boating, scuba diving.
Montana native or alien? Born in Wyoming but majority of it here.
What is your favorite Red Oxx bag? Sky Train, very functional.
What is your favorite Red Oxx color? Amethyst.

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Nancy

Nancy

Nancy
Position: Sewing and Production Specialist.

How did you come to work at Red Oxx? I was a plant lady and a clerk in a fabric store and a flyer from Red Oxx was posted on the bulletin board.
If you could invent a new Red Oxx bag, what would it be? An artists supply bag.
Hobbies? I have lots of pets, an art degree, and a garden so I’m always doing something along those lines.
Spring, summer, winter or fall? All in their time.

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Troy

Troy

Troy
Position: Edging Technician.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? My PR4, It travels with me everywhere.
Hobbies? Working on my vehicles – “Mopar or no car”.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? The best part is that I am good friends with my co-workers.
Beaches, mountains, forests, deserts or prairie? Mountains.
Spring, summer, winter or fall? Fall.
Montana Native or Alien? Native.

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Blazer

Blazer

Blazer
Position: Runner.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? PR5, first one I got.
Where would you like to travel to right now? Italy.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? I like the money and the people I work with.
Hobbies? Laying in bed, playing video games and playing with my girlfriend.
Beaches, mountains, forests, deserts or prairie?It’s all good.
Montana Native or Alien? Alien. I’ve come for the war of the bag.

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Sam

Sam

Sam
Position: Sewing and Production Specialist.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Haven’t figured it out yet.
Where would you like to travel to right now? Italy.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? Making quality and working with fun people.
Hobbies? Dancing and snowboarding.
Montana Native or Alien? From Oregon.
Beaches, mountains, forests, deserts or prairie? All the above :)

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V

V

V
Position: Sewing and Production Specialist.

How did you come to work at Red Oxx? In a car.
What’s the best thing you like about your job?The list of dislikes is much shorter to kick off. I’ll let you know if I ever make one.
Hobbies? Sleep, cook delicious food, pet cats and play cards, board or video games.
Beaches, mountains, forests, deserts or prairie? The smell of mountain air makes it the winner.
If you could invent a Red Oxx Bag, what would it be? A 2 dimensional storage bag, then you could bring everything!
Montana Native or Alien? Montana Native, born and bred.

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Huntdawg

Huntdawg

Huntdawg
Position: Sewing and Production Specialist.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Mini Ruck, cause it’s everything you need for backpacking.
Where would you like to travel to right now? Egypt.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? Great people to work with making the best bags in the USA!
Hobbies? Spending time with my wife, enjoying the outdoors, getting tattooed, playing video games.
How did you come to work at Red Oxx? A good friend introduced me and been stuck here ever since.

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Kevin

Kevin

Kevin
Position: Runner.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Varmint Master is great for my guns.
Where would you like to travel to right now? Egypt.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? The people and learning a new trade.
Hobbies? Spending time with my family, playing guitar, hunting and fishing.
How did you come to work at Red Oxx? Looking for a life change, saw an ad on Craigslist.

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Jenn

Jenn

Jenn
Position: Edging Technician.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? So far the Chica, but I love them ALL!
Where would you like to travel to right now? Florida, never been past Colorado.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? Being a part of the process of American Made.
Hobbies? Family time, making bullet jewelry, fishing, hunting and camping.
Beer, wine, mixed drinks, tea or coffee? Wine please & I will take the bottle!

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Stuart Ross

Stuart Ross

Stuart Ross
Position: Floater.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Mini Ruck, great bag to haul your every day gear.
Where would you like to travel to right now? The woods in Oregon.
What’s the best thing you like about your job? Friendly, comfortable work environment, everyone is so Rad!
Hobbies? Act, drum, camping, spending time with family & friends.
What is your favorite music? I like to listen to Gregorian Chants!

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Laurel

Laurel

Laurel
Position: Floater.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Aviator Kit Bag Mesh, perfect gym bag!
Where would you like to travel to right now? Europe or Asia.
What’s the best thing you like about your job?Working with wonderful people and creating quality products.
Hobbies? Painting, drawing, reading, cooking, video games, table top gaming.
What is your favorite music? A mix of everything.

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Anthony

Anthony

Anthony
Position: Sewing and Production Specialist.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? Mini Ruck, great space for camping.
Beaches, mountains, forests, deserts or plains? Mountains.
What’s the best thing you like about your job?I create amazing American made bags and work with an awesome crew.
Hobbies? Longboarding, fishing and hanging out with friends and family.
Montana native or alien? Born in Montana, raised in Washington state, now I’m back.

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Ryan Morrissey

Ryan Morrissey

Ryan
Position: Sewing and Production Specialist.

Favorite Red Oxx Bag? PR5, it fits everything I need for all the activities I use if for.
Where would you like to travel to right now? Antarctica, Patagonia.
What’s the best thing you like about your job?The great group of people I get to work with every day.
Hobbies? Run, biking, climb. Pretty much anything in the mountains.
Montana native or alien? Alien, from the land of Connecticut.

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